Social and economic aspects of palm oil production
How do social science and economics fit into research on palm oil production? Rosemary Ostfeld, PhD Student in the Department of Land Economy, explains
1.1 Oil palm in Indonesia 2 1.2 Social impacts of oil palm: A review 3 1.3 A gendered perspective on oil palm 6 1.4 The research site 8 1.5 Research design and methods 10 2 Oil palm, rubber and rice: Smallholder dynamics 12 2.1 Gendered divisions of labor and control among smallholders 12 2.2 Smallholder land use and access 16
Research on factors that affecting production of palm oil
2.1 Price of Coconut Oil According to Balqis (2013) " In Malaysia, coconut is the fourth important industrial crop after oil palm, rubber and paddy in term of planted area. Since coconut oil also in the group of vegetable oil like soybean oil, the coconut oil has same used like
Research questions The primary question guiding this research is, â€œWhat are the social, economic, and environmental impacts of biofuel feedstock production in forest-rich biomes, and how are costs and benefits distributed among local stakeholders?â€ Secondary questions helping to operationalize the research include the following:
Study on the environmental impact of palm oil
This report reviews environmental, social and economic aspects of palm oil production and consumption, and evaluates existing palm oil sustainability initiatives. There is clear evidence that the expansion of oil palm cultivation has resulted in deforestation, biodiversity loss, and net greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Oil palm has in some instances expanded onto land traditionally used by
The upward trend in sustainability related palm oil research over the period 2004–2013 indicates a collective effort by the research community to improve the scientific understanding of palm oil in relation to social, economic and environmental aspects. This trend corresponds with four factors, which are potential drivers for the noted research publication growth.
Skim Pensijilan Minyak Sawit Mampan Malaysia (MSPO).
MSPO certification addresses the environmental, social and economic aspects of palm oil production. It also documents the importance of balancing these aspects for the good of all involved.
Economic Potentials of Oil Palm Production and Machinery Use in . The economic potential of oil palm production and machinery-use in Udi Local Government Area Enugu State, Nigeria has been investigated. Questionnaires, personal work and oral interview were used as means of information retrieval. Statistical tool were used in data analysis. Farm
Environmental and Social Impacts of Oil Palm Plantations
The following is the established format for referencing this article: Obidzinski, K., R. Andriani, H. Komarudin, and A. Andrianto. 2012. Environmental and social impacts of oil palm plantations and their implications for biofuel production in Indonesia.
Economic benefits: Palm oil production is tainted by poor working conditions, lack of health and safety and low wages in many parts of the world.