• Cost of Social Conflict in Oil Palm

    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…
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    Jan 2017
  • Jurisdictional Approaches to Reducing Palm Oil Driven Deforestation in Indonesia

    This report evaluates feasibility of applying the Jurisdictional Approach (JA) to eliminate deforestation from Indonesia‚Äôs 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…
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    Nov 2016
  • Indonesian Oil Palm Smallholder Farmers

    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…
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    Nov 2016