Environment & Sustainability

Study reveals palm oil biofuel usage causes lowest land use change risk among feedstocks

Growing crops to obtain biofuel feedstocks results in land use change (LUC) which can be distinguished as direct land use change (DLUC) and indirect land use change (ILUC). DLUC happens when new or uncultivated land is used for production. However, when existing cropland production is diverted for o...

Malaysian Palm Oil in Numbers

Five important facts about the strengths of Malaysian palm oil

Human-Wildlife Conflict Workshop 2019 – Identifying and Addressing the Issues in Mitigating Human-Elephant Conflicts

MPOC recently organized a workshop on Human-Wildlife Conflict from 13-14 November 2019 at Borneo Royale Hotel, Tawau, Sabah. With the theme ‘Identifying and Addressing the Issues in Mitigating Human-Elephant Conflicts’, the 1.5 days workshop was organized in collaboration with FELDA and FGV Holdings...

All About Palm – Knowledge Sharing Session With Multimedia University, Cyberjaya 2019

Author: Michael Ng, Assistant Manager, Science and Environment Division A seminar was recently organised by the Multimedia University’s Faculty of Creative Multimedia on 17 July 2019 for MPOC to engage its students on the various aspects of Malaysian palm oil. This was facilitated through MMU’s Know...

International Palm Oil Sustainability Conference (IPOSC 2018) Report

The 5th International Palm Oil Sustainability Conference (IPOSC 2018) was recently held from 19-20 September 2018 at the Shangri-la’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, Kota Kinabalu. It was officiated by YB Puan Teresa Kok, Minister of Primary Industries, Malaysia and drew a crowd of almost 300 particip...

About Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil

The Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) Certification Scheme is the national scheme in Malaysia for oil palm plantations, independent and organised smallholdings, and palm oil processing facilities to be certified against the requirements of the MSPO Standards.