Deforestation, forest conversion and oil palm plantations linked to disease outbreaks

Deforestation, certain types of reforestation and commercial palm plantations correlate with increasing outbreaks of infectious disease, shows a new study in Frontiers in Veterinary Science. This study offers a first global look at how changes in forest cover potentially contribute … Continue reading Deforestation, forest conversion and oil palm plantations linked to disease outbreaks

Oil Palm Development Association engages stakeholders on oil palm sustainability, licensing the sector by gov’t

Stakeholders in the Oil Palm chain have been engaged on how to enhance sustainable development of the oil palm sector through the introduction of a licensing regime to regulate their activities. It will also ensure uniformity in the pricing of … Continue reading Oil Palm Development Association engages stakeholders on oil palm sustainability, licensing the sector by gov’t