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Friction and vested interests in pulp and palm oil production

  • Bill Durodié

Singapore | Thu, May 27 2010 | 09:23 am

PREMIUM Campaigns against big pulp and palm oil producers in Indonesia appear to be driven by local activists on the ground. In reality, they are facilitated by huge budgets and shaped by agendas emanating from the West.Pulp and paper production is big business. So too is palm oil. Steady global demand for paper and packaging, combined with increasing interest in bio-fuels and replacement fats for the foo...

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