Environmental campaigners claim IOI's palm oil is tainted with deforestation, peat destruction and human rights abuses and demand the company take a tougher stance on its errant, non-compliant third-party suppliers.
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Helikonia project manager Esther Teh outlines how agriculture-dependent businesses can disaster-proof their supply chain to manage risks such as climate change, extreme weather, and crop failures.
Scientists and policymakers - aware of the extreme dry season of El Nino - have warned of fires in Indonesia months in advance. Why then, do fires continue to blaze and what is being done about it? Bogor Agricultural University's Herry Purnomo shares his view.