Oil palm, Indonesia

Webinar: Can Indonesia achieve deforestation-free palm oil?

(Languages: English, Bahasa Indonesia) New Trase data reveals a fall in deforestation linked to Indonesian palm oil exports between 2018 and 2020.

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Bahasa Indonesia
15 Sept 2022

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Where exporters have zero-deforestation commitments (ZDCs), their supply chains are consistently linked to less deforestation. However, the sector’s success may be fragile amid price rises and an increasing market share being captured by suppliers with comparatively poor performance on forests and transparency.

Read our Explainer, Indonesia makes progress towards zero palm oil deforestation


  • Dr Robert Heilmayr of the University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB)
  • Timer Manurung, Executive Director of Auriga (Trase's lead partner in Indonesia)
  • Helen Bellfield, Trase Deputy Director at Global Canopy
  • Jason Benedict (UCSB)
  • Moderated by Gita Syahrani of the Sustainable Districts Association (LTKL), Trase experts presented the new data and discussed its implications

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