This report evaluates feasibility of applying the Jurisdictional Approach (JA) to eliminate deforestation from Indonesia’s palm oil sector and promote wider improvements to land governance. Based on extensive stakeholder interviews, field research, and geospatial analysis to understand JA challenges and opportunities, the report describes distinctive features of the JA, where it’s being trialed, lessons to date, and recommendations for where and how to scale JA experimentation to accelerate transformational change.Continue reading...
- Endorsed by the RSPO, the Lead Auditor training course provides lead auditors and other participants with an in-depth knowledge of the RSPO Principles and Criteria and their implementation. It focuses on application of the RSPO Certification Systems and audit practice requirements to ensure consistent and appropriate audit decision making.Continue reading...Jun 2017
- Daemeter publishes a report, The Cost of Conflict in Oil Palm in Indonesia, a first-of-its-kind study to monetize the costs of chronic social conflict in largescale oil palm. By estimating all expenditures, direct and indirect costs, as well as loss of value from both tangible and intangible assets, the study…Continue reading...Jan 2017
- This series of three working papers, and a Synthesis, presents results of field research and outreach over the past two years to understand organizational, finance and sustainability challenges inked to Indonesian smallholder oil palm farming. The series will help to inform how farmer support programs can be designed, how to…Continue reading...Nov 2016
Overview of Indonesian Oil Palm Smallholders Farmers: A Typology of Organizational Models, Needs, and Investment OpportunitiesThis working paper highlighted that smallholder farmer needs vary tremendously with local conditions, but in general most farmers experience five main challenges to some degree, including: organizational, productivity, financial, legal and sustainability challenges.Continue reading...Nov 2015