A holistic framework for sustainable palm

Different practice of N-RSPO, P-RSPO and C-RSPO oil palm AZD6244 (plantations and mills).ActivityN-RSPOaP-RSPObC-RSPOcRemarkOil palm plantations Fertilizer managementApply fertilizers according to the available nutrient budgetApply fertilizers according to the available nutrient budget-Apply according to the oil palm's needs-Leaf and soil analysis was conductedDriven by RSPO P&C (Criteria 4.2) Weed controlRegular removal of the weeds by using herbicides and weed cutting toolRegular removal of weeds by using herbicides and weed cutting tool-Regular removal of weeds manually together with weed cutting tool-Rarely use herbicidesDriven by RSPO P&C (Criteria 4.5 and 4.6) Pest controlNo informationNo insecticide use was reported-No insecticide use was reported-Some farmers apply the integrated pest management techniques, such as letting barn owl to control mice Transport of FFB-Plantation to middleman-Middleman to millPlantation to millPlantation to millDriven by location of plantationPalm oil mills FFB sourcing100% from non-RSPO certified FFB95% from non-RSPO certified FFB and 5% from potential RSPO certified FFB63% from non- RSPO certified FFB, 5% from potential RSPO certified FFB and 32% from RSPO certified FFBDriven by availability of RSPO certified FFB % oil extraction rate17%16%18%Driven by FFB quality Use of renewable energyElectricity from burning fibers-Electricity from burning fibers-Electricity from captured biogas-Electricity from burning fibers-Electricity from captured biogasDriven by scheme set by Ministry of Energy and Wastewater treatmentAnaerobic lagoonsBiogas capture systemBiogas capture systemRSPO criteria5.4, 5.3 and 5.6 Empty fruit bunch disposalOpen dumpingOpen dumpingMulching in the plantationsDriven by RSPO criteria 4.2, 5.3 and 5.6aFarmers and millers applying business as usual practices and not following the best practices in the RSPO Principle & Criteria (P&C).bFarmers and millers aiming to achieve RSPO certification and learning the best practices in the RSPO P&C.cRSPO certified farmers and millers that are following the best practices in the RSPO P&C.Full-size tableTable optionsView in workspaceDownload as CSV