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  • oiling the palms of cameroon’s farmers | inter press service

    Oiling the Palms of Cameroon’s Farmers | Inter Press Service

    Oiling the Palms of Cameroon’s Farmers By Monde Kingsley Nfor Reprint | | Print | Joseph Tesse’s extraction process involves the fermenting and boiling of the palm oil fruit in large steel drums.

  • oiling the palms of cameroon’s farmers — global issues

    Oiling the Palms of Cameroon’s Farmers — Global Issues

    Oiling the Palms of Cameroon’s Farmers Joseph Tesse's extraction process involves the fermenting and boiling of the palm oil fruit in large steel drums. Once the oil is extracted, it is diluted and passed through a sieve and then boiled once more. Credit: Monde Kingsley Nfor/IPS

  • brazil: oil palm plantations expand - inter press service

    BRAZIL: Oil Palm Plantations Expand - Inter Press Service

    This year it produced a mere 0.5 percent of the world total of 46 million tonnes. And it takes oil palms three years to begin to produce fruit, and eight years to reach full maturity. In May, the government launched a sustainable oil palm production programme, which offers incentives like soft loans, and technical support.

  • brazil: oil palm industry seeks to - inter press service

    BRAZIL: Oil Palm Industry Seeks to - Inter Press Service

    Reis says the oil palms bring her family 1,500 reals (860 dollars) in net income a month. In addition, Agropalma has 4,748 employees working on its own oil palm plantations and in its five palm oil extraction plants and one refinery. The company does not have a perfect record.

  • indonesia’s forest communities - inter press service

    Indonesia’s Forest Communities - Inter Press Service

    JAKARTA, Nov 15 2013 (IPS) - Indonesia’s rainforests are facing “legal land grabs”, allege NGOs. Its ancient communities are finding that their ancestral lands are slipping into the hands of foreign companies for oil palm cultivation, as demand for the product grows in Europe, India and China.

  • india and china oil palms dangerously | inter press service

    India and China Oil Palms Dangerously | Inter Press Service

    Farmers can harvest bunches of oil palm fruit twice a month, while paddy can be harvested twice a year. Oil palm also produces the highest yield per area compared to other crops. Moreover, it is cheap and used in an amazing variety of products: food from Nestle’s Kitkat to halwa, the dessert obligatory during most festivities in South Asia; a wide array of cosmetics, from lipsticks to shampoos; and biodiesel.

  • stone crusher set sand making stone quarry

    Stone Crusher Set Sand Making Stone Quarry

    Home; Stone Crusher Set Sand Making Stone Quarry; Stone Crusher Set Sand Making Stone Quarry. Posted by on December 21, 2018

  • uganda: ngos judging oil palm on - inter press service

    UGANDA: NGOs Judging Oil Palm on - Inter Press Service

    IFAD wants the scheme to give smallholder farmers the opportunity to capitalise on surging demand for vegetable oil, detergents and soaps from palm. It said over 700 smallholders have developed about 2,000 hectares of plantations and 1,500 more will be added over the next few years, compared to 6,000 hectares developed by OPUL.

  • brazil: oil palm industry seeks to atone for its sins

    BRAZIL: Oil Palm Industry Seeks to Atone for Its Sins

    Inter Press Service In this rural area, a new world is opening up for poor farmers. Her reasoning is economic. Dendê, as the African oil palm is known in Brazil, 'offers you more of a future,' she says. For that reason her husband, Florisvaldo Reis, purchased for 14,000 reals (8,000 dollars) 10 hectares of oil palm trees in a project for

  • verité | human trafficking risk factors in palm oil

    Verité | Human Trafficking Risk Factors in Palm Oil

    For every ten tons of palm oil, one ton of palm kernel oil is produced.[10] Oil may be further processed to produce derivatives of varying densities. The derivatives may also be blended with other vegetable oils.[11] Palm oil or its derivatives is present in up to 50 percent of all products in grocery stores.[12]

  • india and china oil palms dangerously — global issues

    India and China Oil Palms Dangerously — Global Issues

    Farmers can harvest bunches of oil palm fruit twice a month, while paddy can be harvested twice a year. Oil palm also produces the highest yield per area compared to other crops. Moreover, it is cheap and used in an amazing variety of products: food from Nestle's Kitkat to halwa, the dessert obligatory during most festivities in South Asia; a wide array of cosmetics, from lipsticks to shampoos; and biodiesel.

  • news headlines in july 2013, page 20 — global issues

    News headlines in July 2013, page 20 — Global Issues

    Oiling the Palms of Cameroon’s Farmers. Thursday, July 04, 2013. LITTORAL REGION, Cameroon, Jul 04 (IPS) - In Maleke village, western Cameroon, an oil palm tree is considered to be "black gold". At least, that is what Joseph Tesse, the local processor of oil palm, tells IPS. Powered by Inter Press Service . Share this.

  • brazil: oil palm industry seeks to atone for its sins

    BRAZIL: Oil Palm Industry Seeks to Atone for Its Sins

    Inter Press Service In this rural area, a new world is opening up for poor farmers. Her reasoning is economic. Dendê, as the African oil palm is known in Brazil, 'offers you more of a future,' she says. For that reason her husband, Florisvaldo Reis, purchased for 14,000 reals (8,000 dollars) 10 hectares of oil palm trees in a project for

  • seeking justice against palm oil firms, victims call out

    Seeking justice against palm oil firms, victims call out

    Individuals from Indonesia and Liberia embroiled in land disputes with oil palm plantations have visited the Netherlands to call on the Dutch banks facilitating these companies’ operations to take action. The companies in question are PT Astra Agro Lestari in Indonesia and Golden Veroleum Liberia, both of which are owned by conglomerates based in secrecy […]

  • a farmer uses jatropha to protect his young oil palm

    A farmer uses jatropha to protect his young oil palm

    Coconut products, oils, palm syrup, ivory nuts, carnuba wax, rattan cane, and palm wood are some of the products produced from this family of plants. Many farmers in Africa grow palm for its many uses. Unfortunately, many farmers risk losing a significant portion of their oil palm seedlings to rodents.

  • oil palm changes rural culture in brazilian amazon

    Oil Palm Changes Rural Culture in Brazilian Amazon

    When they join the oil palm programmes and agree to dedicate up to 10 hectares of land to cultivating the palm fruit, farmers receive credit from the federal government as well as technical assistance and a guarantee that their output will be purchased for 30 years.

  • stone crusher set sand making stone quarry

    Stone Crusher Set Sand Making Stone Quarry

    Home; Stone Crusher Set Sand Making Stone Quarry; Stone Crusher Set Sand Making Stone Quarry. Posted by on December 21, 2018

  • activists: indonesia’s palm oil industry needs a makeover

    Activists: Indonesia’s Palm Oil Industry Needs a Makeover

    Consumption of palm oil has risen steadily at 7 percent per annum over the last 20 years, according to new data from a report published by the Dublin-based consultancy Research and Markets. Globally, more people consume palm oil than soybean oil, and Indonesia is the largest producer of the stuff, churning out 31 million tonnes of palm oil in 2014.

  • verité | human trafficking risk factors in palm oil

    Verité | Human Trafficking Risk Factors in Palm Oil

    For every ten tons of palm oil, one ton of palm kernel oil is produced.[10] Oil may be further processed to produce derivatives of varying densities. The derivatives may also be blended with other vegetable oils.[11] Palm oil or its derivatives is present in up to 50 percent of all products in grocery stores.[12]

  • far north region, cameroon

    Far North Region, Cameroon

    Three major roads service the Far North. National Road 1 enters the province from the south via Yaoundé and Maltam. It continues north and east through Mora and on toward Kousséri and then veers northwest into Nigeria. This road is tarred as far north as Kousséri.

  • oil palm changes rural culture in brazilian amazon

    Oil Palm Changes Rural Culture in Brazilian Amazon

    When they join the oil palm programmes and agree to dedicate up to 10 hectares of land to cultivating the palm fruit, farmers receive credit from the federal government as well as technical assistance and a guarantee that their output will be purchased for 30 years.

  • a farmer uses jatropha to protect his young oil palm

    A farmer uses jatropha to protect his young oil palm

    Coconut products, oils, palm syrup, ivory nuts, carnuba wax, rattan cane, and palm wood are some of the products produced from this family of plants. Many farmers in Africa grow palm for its many uses. Unfortunately, many farmers risk losing a significant portion of their oil palm seedlings to rodents.

  • [video] land grab: the herakles debacle in cameroon

    [Video] Land Grab: The Herakles Debacle in Cameroon

    A documentary by Franck Bieleu whose feature length documentary, Big Banana, was nominated for the jury's prize at the 2012 Al Jazeera International Documentary Film Festival. "Environment groups are accusing a New York-based agricultural company, Herakles Farms, of going forward with plans for a 73,000-hectare palm-oil plantation and refinery in southwest Cameroon... in the face of

  • morocco: the old picture is disappearing - allafrica.com

    Morocco: The Old Picture is Disappearing - allAfrica.com

    Inter Press Service By Abderrahim El Ouali* Casablanca — The visitor to Morocco has often been tempted by pictures with the proverbial palm tree somewhere in the frame.

  • on a philippine island, indigenous groups take the fight

    On a Philippine island, indigenous groups take the fight

    It was noted at the PPOIDC meeting that the estimated tonnage of palm oil per hectare was well below that promised to farmers by Agumil at the project initiation. In contrast, the palm oil cooperatives demanded a signing bonus of 20,000 pesos ($400), production sharing of 400 pesos ($8) per metric ton, and land lease rental of 10,000 pesos

  • activists: indonesia’s palm oil industry needs a makeover

    Activists: Indonesia’s Palm Oil Industry Needs a Makeover

    Consumption of palm oil has risen steadily at 7 percent per annum over the last 20 years, according to new data from a report published by the Dublin-based consultancy Research and Markets. Globally, more people consume palm oil than soybean oil, and Indonesia is the largest producer of the stuff, churning out 31 million tonnes of palm oil in 2014.

  • equatorial palm oil project stalls in bassa, liberia | ejatlas

    Equatorial Palm Oil project stalls in Bassa, Liberia | EJAtlas

    Equatorial Palm Oil project stalls in Bassa, Liberia Description: In 2008 the Parliament of Liberia gave Equatorial Palm Oil three concessions for 50 years between Buchanan and Greenville, totaling 169,000 ha (7 years of rehabilitation followed by 43 years, starting in 2015, of operations).

  • inter press service: new global declaration “insufficient

    Inter Press Service: New Global Declaration “Insufficient

    ‘“We find it very encouraging that the biggest players in the palm oil industry globally are finally acknowledging their responsibility for the tremendous destruction palm oil expansion has and is causing,” Laurel Sutherlin, a communications strategist at the Rainforest Action Network, an advocacy group that is not planning to endorse the New York Declaration, told IPS.’

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