Slow replanting of palm a blow to Indonesia’s efforts on environment

An aerial photo of a palm oil plantation in Batanghari, Jambi province, Sumatra island, Indonesia November 28, 2018. Picture taken November 28, 2018. Antara Foto/Wahdi Septiawan/via REUTERS/Files

JAKARTA (Reuters) – An ambitious scheme to replant about a fifth of the land under palm oil in Indonesia is running far behind schedule, marking a blow to efforts by the world’s top producer to lift yields and fend off attacks on the sustainability of the crop. The target of replanting 2.4 million hectares of […]

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