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NGOs, firms need constructive engagement

  • Vincent Lingga
    Vincent Lingga

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Wed, September 6, 2017 | 10:30 am
NGOs, firms need constructive engagement Indonesian palm oil and its derivatives have been under the scrutiny of international environmentalists since the early 2000s. (JP/Dhoni Setiawan)

PREMIUM The emotional outbursts of the Indonesian Palm Oil Association (GAPKI) against international environmental NGOs, though regrettably smacking of an expression of xenophobia, are the understandable explosion of frustrations over what plantation companies see as a perpetual foreign attack on palm oil, currently one of the largest foreign exchange earners in the country.

The editorial p...