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Year: 2017

13Sep

Sustainable Palm Oil Training for suppliers in Aceh

  Golden Agri-Resources (GAR) conducted a a sustainable palm oil training for suppliers operating in Aceh, from 3 – 5 May 2017. The session was aimed at educating attendees on the importance of the Leuser … Continue reading “Sustainable Palm Oil Training for suppliers in Aceh”

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13Sep

Sinar Mas Plantation Conference 2017 Highlights

Sinar Mas Plantation Conference 2017 Highlights

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12Sep

Video: Breakthrough planting materials Eka 1 and 2 increase yields to highest in the industry

Sinar Mas Agribusiness and Food recently launched high-yielding oil palm planting materials named Eka 1 and 2. These planting materials were developed in the company’s research centres, SMART Research Institute’s (SMARTRI) and SMART’s Biotechnology Centre … Continue reading “Video: Breakthrough planting materials Eka 1 and 2 increase yields to highest in the industry”

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2Sep

How it works: Fire reporting

The annual dry season in Indonesia takes place between the months of August and October. During this period, the risk of land and forest fires often increase, resulting in haze. There is a gamut of … Continue reading “How it works: Fire reporting”

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22Aug

Gender equality in palm oil: Where are we at today?

Gender equality in agriculture has become a widely-contested topic recently, and here in the palm oil industry, where employment in the plantations has long been male-dominated, there is a range of gender-related concerns being brought … Continue reading “Gender equality in palm oil: Where are we at today?”

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14Aug
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11Aug

Sustainability in communities through Participatory Conservation Planning

Regular visitors of this blog know we work closely with local communities and villages to implement sustainability practices and conserve forests. Why is this so? If Golden Agri-Resources (GAR) owns the land or is given … Continue reading “Sustainability in communities through Participatory Conservation Planning”

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7Aug

Desa Makmur Peduli Api: Fire-free programme bears fruit in Kalimantan

Land clearing using fire by independent farmers and individuals is still prevalent in many parts of Kalimantan. In order to reduce the number and intensity of fires in the areas in which we operate, Golden … Continue reading “Desa Makmur Peduli Api: Fire-free programme bears fruit in Kalimantan”

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27Jul

Sustainability reporting can help GAR become a world-class company

Sustainability reporting is still relatively new to us here in Asia. In Singapore, only a handful of listed companies – Golden Agri-Resources (GAR) being one of them – publish Sustainability Reports regularly. It’s been viewed … Continue reading “Sustainability reporting can help GAR become a world-class company”

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