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23Apr

Refining a challenging environment

Ketut Suyadnya, Refinery Operations Manager, 40 years old, Marunda “I manage operations at SMART Marunda, which is one of eight refineries owned by Golden Agri-Resources (GAR) in Indonesia. What we do is refine crude palm … Continue reading “Refining a challenging environment”

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2Apr

The best mappers are those that can relate to the whole community

Franciscus Didik Dwi Budi Saputro, Mapper, 36 years old, Jakarta “I don’t think people necessarily understand the real purpose of a map. They only see lines on a page, rivers, forests, things that don’t change. … Continue reading “The best mappers are those that can relate to the whole community”

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2Apr

Sailing the seas

Captain Roni Sutanto, 41 years old, Marunda Waters “I knew sailing was in my blood. I graduated from the Maritime Nusantara Academy in my hometown in Central Java and have been sailing with Golden-Agri Resources … Continue reading “Sailing the seas”

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2Apr

Why Extraordinary Everyday

Shining a light on the extraordinary, everyday lives of the people transforming the palm oil sector. Palm oil is perhaps the world’s most misunderstood ingredient and food crop. It is an essential part of an … Continue reading “Why Extraordinary Everyday”

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2Apr

Stronger, more fruitful together

H. Misdan, Community Leader and Chairman of the Smallholder Cooperative, 52 years old, Riau “I moved to Riau from West Java 25 years ago as a migrant farmer to grow oil palms. The government guaranteed … Continue reading “Stronger, more fruitful together”

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7Feb

Interview: Delivering palm oil to customers through our shipping JV

Golden-Agri Resources (GAR) is one of the world’s biggest integrated palm oil companies. This means we don’t just grow oil palm trees and harvest the fruit bunches, we also process the palm oil, refine it, … Continue reading “Interview: Delivering palm oil to customers through our shipping JV”

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9Dec

Meet the people who’re helping our suppliers become part of a sustainable supply chain – Part 2

GAR’s supplier support team is made up of a diverse set of individuals –their different backgrounds and expertise provide a great resource for our suppliers. Previously, I introduced you to two members of the team … Continue reading “Meet the people who’re helping our suppliers become part of a sustainable supply chain – Part 2”

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22Nov

Postcards from the field: Seeing methane capture in action

In this installment of Postcards from the Field, Clairie spends her last day visiting a methane capture facility Tired after all the scientific adventures at SMARTRI, we were once again back in the car going … Continue reading “Postcards from the field: Seeing methane capture in action”

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18Nov

Postcards from the Field: SMARTRI tour part 2

In this instalment of Postcards from the Field, Clairie continues her tour of SMARTRI and learns more about research projects that help boost palm oil productivity  After looking at the CO2 equipment, we went on … Continue reading “Postcards from the Field: SMARTRI tour part 2”

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