Malaysian Palm Oil Council

Environment & Sustainability

Malaysia is not only a leading producer of palm oil but also a pioneer in sustainable agriculture. The country’s progress towards sustainability deserves to be widely studied and understood. Malaysia believes in socio-economic development that is consistent with its commitment to nature.

1 Million Forest Trees Planting

In January 2021, Prime Minister, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin planted a Merbau tree in the garden of Seri Perdana to kick off the 100 Million Tree-Planting Campaign 2020-2025. It was the start of the Greening Malaysia agenda by planting 100 million trees across the country, initiated by the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources Malaysia (www.100jutapokok.gov.my )

Smart land use: Palm oil is the world’s most efficient oil crop.

Smart land use: Palm oil is the world’s most efficient oil crop.

When it comes to land use, the oil palm tree stands tall. This “golden crop” is the most efficient oil crop in the world. Sustainably grown in Malaysia, this stately tree feeds billions, brings prosperity

Watch how Malaysia’s palm oil industry protects Borneo’s wildlife

Watch how Malaysia’s palm oil industry protects Borneo’s wildlife

Episode two of the Asian Food Channel television show, Eating Wild, explored how the Malaysian palm oil industry is protecting the abundant wildlife on the island of Borneo. Wildlife explorer Nigel Marven and chef Anis

The Importance Of Birds In Oil Palm Plantations In Malaysia

The Importance Of Birds In Oil Palm Plantations In Malaysia

With almost six million hectares of land planted with oil palm, the palm oil industry plays a major role in contributing towards Malaysian revenue. In 2018, more than RM 68 billion was generated by the

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The palm oil industry is changing, and this cannot be more evident than in Malaysia. With national certification schemes and conscious pursuit of sustainable agriculture, the country is setting a global example. A very efficient crop that is important in both food and non-food sectors, this crop can save humanity in many ways if properly nurtured.

Elephant care is a goal shared by Malaysia and its palm oil industry

Elephants in Malaysia have many people looking out for them. In the sixth episode of Asian Food…

Malaysia helps the world brace for the next global crisi

Prior to the coronavirus pandemic, many scientists had warned that deforestation and other industrial processes that encroach…

Food security and palm oil: How Malaysia helps feed the world.

During the 20th century, the world’s population ballooned from 1.6 billion to more than six billion…

Malaysia partners with World Wildlife Fund

In line with global goals, Malaysia has enhanced sustainable forest management and mainstreamed biodiversity programs into its…

Help save rainforest animals

Helping protect the welfare of elephants, orangutans and other wildlife can be as easy as doing a quick Google search to see if your favorite food or personal care products…

The good news about Malaysia’s forest conservation

While some people worry about palm oil production causing excessive deforestation, Malaysia is setting the record straight…