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13 January 2017 , 06:59 WIB | Read : 377 | By : Administrator

INFO SAWIT, JAKARTA – Lots of negative issues hit palm oil plantation. So it needs the government’s support. It is important, palm oil plantation needs to implement the best and sustainable palm oil and Indonesian Sustainable Palm Oil (ISPO) is the obligation for the national plantation.

Secretary of Agriculture, Andi Amran Sulaiman thought, ISPO is the proof that the government concerns and pay attention to produce sustainable palm oil from Indonesia. So he thought, every side should support to do ISPO mandatorily.

The government supports ISPO implementation for the plantation companies and smallholders because it is part of the government’s responsibility to increase the smallholders’ lives. So by implementing ISPO, the production will increase and the smallholders will be better in life.

“It is important to have ISPO certification for it will be the new power for the palm oil plantation in producing sustainable palm oil for the consumers, based on the social and environmnetal condition,” he recently said.

Though there are some big issues about the smallholders’ area legality, Amran thought, it needs the support from every side to help the smallholders to increase their productivity. (T1)

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