As palm oil gains more popularity across the globe, its demand has tremendously increased. Its source palm trees, now face the challenge of palm oil deforestation.
The appetite for palm oil is now hurting the environment and wildlife. So, can the industry still progress while protecting our environment?
Here is how to go about it.
Having RSPO certified palm oil plantations
Some palm oil-producing countries rely on it as one of their cash crops. Indonesia, Malaysia, Congo, Benin, South-Western Gabon, just to mention a few. Such countries have palm trees grow in various parts of their countries, leading to adverse effects on the environment.
RSPO (Roundtable of Sustainable Palm Oil) is one of the sustainability programs that safeguard vulnerable communities. They properly define the standards for the plantations including social-economic and environmental aspects.
Adopting a good agricultural practice
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