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Oil’s Well That Ends Well An Interview with the CEO of Malaysian Palm Oil Council

Tan Sri Datuk Dr Yusof Basiron is a modern man indeed. He is probably one of the few amongst his fellow CEOs who can claim to be running a regularly updated blog, along with being available on Facebook and Twitter. From the entries on his blog, it is clear that he has passion for his job...

Palm oil gaining support globally in 2012

Over the past few years, the palm oil industry has been subjected to intense debate over a number of controversial issues. Take for example the debate on food versus fuel. Palm oil appears to get into the emotional...

French Greenies continue to oppose palm oil

It is most unfortunate and regrettable that the Green NGOs in France failed to be guided by the recent rejection of the proposed Nutella tax by mainstream politicians and the French government. They also failed to heed the decision of the French commercial court of Paris on the...

Development, Conservation and Nutritional Aspects of the Oil Palm Industry

Two attempts by Green Members of Parliament (MPs) to pass laws in Australia and France in recent months against the expansion of palm oil consumption have been rejected by mainstream politicians and their governments. This raises questions on the intention of environmental NGOs who use their green political...

A Scandalous Fat Tax Proposal on Palm Oil by a French Senator
A French Senator has proposed a 300% increase in tax on palm oil to discourage its use in food products after likely being influenced by the NGO campaigns. This is an unfortunate escalation to the continued misinformation being propagated by our opponents on palm oil. Such moves will harm the...
Deforestation and Agricultural Development: Why the Double Standards?
It was reported that deforestation and industrialization activities in the developed countries over the last 200 years contributed to the accumulation of atmospheric CO2 whose concentration has increased from 250 parts per million (ppm) to 350 ppm currently. A further increase to 500 ppm in CO2 concentration in the next...
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Malaysian Palm Oil : Sustainable production for global food and industry

Malaysian Palm Oil : Sustainable production for global food and industry

As Malaysia continues to gain prominence on the world economic stage, the country is increasingly confident about palm oil's place in its economy. Its Economic Transformation Program (ETP) expects the sector to generate about $54 billion in revenue by the year 2020. Today, this...

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‘Attack’ from Green Police

‘Attack’ from Green Police

THE campaign against palm oil is multifaceted. It includes not only spreading negative ideas about palm oil around the world, but also attacking anyone who dares to tell the positive story.

The environmental activists who form this campaign against palm oil act like “Green...

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No deforestation campaign is a slogan with no evidence

No deforestation campaign is a slogan with no evidence

The latest trend for NGOs and companies attempting to limit, or stop, the progress of palm oil, is the ‘No Deforestation’ agenda, led by the for-profit NGO, The Forest Trust (TFT). The campaign is disarmingly simple, with a snappy slogan that is designed...

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