Working Group - Palm Oil

Targets: By 2020, the working group is planning to work on 100,000 hectares of land, helping 50,000 farmers to increase production by 150%, and reducing environmental impact.

 

Activities:

Sinar Mas Initiative:

  • Developing innovative financing scheme for replanting purpose for smallholder palm oil farmers with the inclusion of farmers’ living expenses in the cost components of the replanting
  • Ensuring the implementation of Good Agricultural Practices (GAP)
  • Organizing farmers into cooperatives

Indoagri-IDH Project:

  • Developing supply shed model & traceability
  • Training and support to improve farming practices for farmers
  • Providing access to inputs
  • Organizing farmers into effective cooperatives
  • Helping farmers to become certified under the RSPO and ISPO certification guidelines

Triputra Agro Persada and Sinar Mas Program:

  • Training and guiding farmers to implement Good Agricultural Practices (GAP)
  • Facilitating farmers to get short term loan for high quality fertilizers and herbicides

 

Results:

  • Farmers engaged: 4,785
  • Land: 11,317 ha

 

Partners: Sinar Mas, IDH, Indofood Agri, Tiga Pilar Sejahtera Food, Louis Dreyfus Company, Rabobank Indonesia, Triputra Agro Persada, BRI Agro, Directorate General of Plantation-Ministry of Agriculture, PTPN III, Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), Indonesian Palm Oil Association (GAPKI), SPKS (Palm Oil Smallholders Union)

 

Areas of work: Riau, Jambi, South Sumatera, West Kalimantan, Central Kalimantan, and East Kalimantan