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May 27, 2019
BASF, The Estée Lauder Companies and the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil are partnering with the civil society organisation Solidaridad to promote sustainable
May 16, 2018
With guidance from RSPO, Suhaili, a smallholder farmer from Jambi Province, Indonesia, went beyond simply applying best practices to his palm oil plantation, to initiating a river conservation programme that has benefited other farmers in…
May 15, 2018
Smallholder farmer Sunarno talks about his journey, from using herbicides to adopting best practices in sustainable palm oil cultivation - and eventually, supplementing his income through the sale of RSPO credits, inspiring others to follow…
May 7, 2018
Like many other oil palm smallholder farmers, Jalal Sayuti had limited farming knowledge and an unstable livelihood. Joining RSPO and being able to sell RSPO credits via his smallholder group - Gapoktan Tanjung Sehati, not…
November 22, 2017
"We're not doing this to get rich, but to feed ourselves. That is our story." Dongkin family, Smallholder of Air Kuning, Perak
March 23, 2016
Smallholders are critical, producing 40% of the palm oil, but suffering from lower yields. We want to support more smallholders to become RSPO certified, in order to produce more oil using less land, reducing the…
March 17, 2016
There are over 2.2 million oil palm smallholders worldwide, who account for 30% of the total global production of palm oil while making up 40% of the land coverage used for palm oil cultivation. Hence,…
As the third largest producer of crude palm oil (CPO) in the world, over 70% of oil palm in Thailand is produced by independent smallholders.
March 1, 2016
Since the introduction of the RSPO Smallholders Support Fund (RSSF) in 2013, a number of six initiatives around the world have been commissioned approximately EUR 1 million in line with promoting the production of certified…