Sharing the burden of producing sustainable biofuels

Jakarta   /  Tue, January 12 2010  /  12:20 pm

Palm oil is one of the world's most traded and versatile agricultural commodities. It can be used as edible vegetable oil, industrial lubricant, raw material in cosmetic and skincare products and feedstock for biofuel production.

Growing global demand for palm oil and the ensuing cropland expansion has been blamed for a wide range of environmental ills, including tropical de...