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 )
Michalis Rokas, the European Union’s ambassador to Malaysia, sat down with Bernama TV’s Danial Rahman to discuss the current state of Malaysia-EU relations. In the “The Nation” programme, titled “Malaysia-EU Relations,” Rokas offered insight into
Why palm oil is key for food security and sustainability
Sustainability has rightfully been becoming more mainstream in the public’s consciousness in recent years. This is in response to mankind facing ever greater climate-related challenges. Among the main knock-on concerns associated with a worsening climate
Dayak Oil Palm Planters Association Urges EU to Support Indigenous Farmers
The Sarawak Dayak Oil Palm Planters Association (DOPPA) is urging the European Union Parliament to support indigenous Dayak oil palm farmers in Malaysia. The DOPPA had raised concerns about the introduction of the EU Corporate Sustainable Due
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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…