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5 Agreements Support the Sustainable Development through Sustainable Palm Oil

07 December 2017 , 06:45 WIB | Read : 16 | By : Administrator

InfoSAWIT, BOGOR –The leaders of Districts/Forum/Organization in Indonesia (Lingkar Temu Kabupaten Lestari (LTKL); Serikat Petani Kelapa Sawit(SPKS); Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil(RSPO);and Tropical Forest Alliance (TFA) 2020) signed the “Pernyataan Bersama” that emphasizes the same commitment to support the realization of sustainable development in the district level, such as, through the transformation in palm oil sector in Indonesia to implement sustainable practice within the lead of national development in Indonesia.

In the release to InfoSAWIT, Monday (4/12/2017), there are 5 agreements to do, such as, the first, transformation of planters, namely the independent smallholders to realize the sustainable practice that could increase independency, ability, and the welfare of the smallholders themselves.

The second, sustainable palm oil certification by the planters, and certification and/or the palm oil trade in jurisdiction – base to improve the chain of stock to be in sustainable practices through the market access to the sustainable products.

The third, integration of conservation, and proctection of environmental services in the plantation practices just as same as the national, regional, and/or district targets by considering the Essential Ecosystem Zone, High Conservation Value approach, and other high credible approcah.

The fourth, the plan and the action of the palm oil transformation program to the sustainable practice in data and map – base that would guarantee the effective and right – on target action, and prevent and/or suport the solution of conflict in the cultivation among the stakeholders.

The fifth, solution, approach, and innovative technology that could be replied and expanded to realize the acceleration of transformation in palm oil sector in Indonesia to be sustainable

Serikat Petani Kelapa Sawit (SPKS) thought, to realize the commitments, it is important to realize the action, such as, the first, arrange the Same Action Plans for 2018-2010 to realize the transformation in palm oil sector in the district level to be in sustainable practice as one pillar in the Sustainable District by focusing the “Prior Pillar” (the Same Action Plans)

The second, do the programs and/or activity in the Same Action Plans, at least, 6 (six) months after the signing of the commitment within the basic principle, multiside collaboration, creating the real impact and ensure the accountability, and the balance of social, environment, and economy.

The third, support the collaboration, share knowledge, and information, and learning among the District/Forum/Organization, and the development partners, civil, and the private. “And the people should support the implementation of the Same Action Plans effectively,” SPKS noted. (T2)

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