Helping Small Farmers in Borneo- Keresa Smallholder Group

Portfolio Categories: Palm oil.

Sustainable palm oil production is not just a concern amongst multinational companies but extends to small plantation businesses (5,000-10,000ha) and smallholders (less than 50ha) as well. At present, there is a lack of working models to assist smaller businesses in understanding and implementing RSPO criteria for their plantations. With that in mind, Wild Asia is partnering with Keresa Plantations to develop a pilot project, starting with neighbouring smallholders in Bintulu, Sarawak. This project has also gained support of POPSI an international initiative to support smallholders in a wide range of markets around the world.

Date: 2010

Location: Malaysia