Indonesia rejects palm oil discrimination in EUDR before EU NGOs

Government, through Coordinating Economy Minister Airlangga Hartarto, voiced rejection to the European Union (EU) over palm oil discrimination through EU Deforestation-Free Regulation (EUDR) while meeting with Non-Governmental Organizations’ (NGOs’) and Civil Society Organizations’ (CSOs’) representatives. “Implementation of the EUDR will clearly hurt and harm plantation and forestry commodities that are so important to us, such…

Indonesia, Malaysia send aid of 100,000 oil palm seedlings to Honduras

Indonesia and Malaysia have donated 100 thousand germinated oil palm seedlings to help hundreds of Honduran farmers affected by the 2020 hurricanes, Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Airlangga Hartarto has said. “This initiative shows our commitment to collaboration and solidarity among palm oil-producing countries,” he said in a statement released on Monday. The governments of Indonesia…

Collaboration vital in pursuing green economy towards realizing SDGs

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs spotlighted collaboration as being crucial in pursuing a green economy to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2030. Deputy for Food and Agriculture Coordination at the Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs Musdhalifah Machmud stated that the collaboration in question is between the government, private sector,…

Astra Agro Lestari Junior High School Awarded Adiwiyata Mandiri School in 2022

Jakarta – Astra Agro Lestari (Astra) Junior High School assisted by PT Astra Agro Lestari Tbk was awarded as Adiwiyata Mandiri School in 2022 from the Ministry of Education, Culture, and Research Technology on Thursday (1/12). The school, located in Pandusenjaya Village, Pangkalan Lada Subdistrict, West Kotawaringin Regency, Central Kalimantan Province, received the award for…