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VIDEO Sustainable development of Cameroon\'s palm oil
02 Aug 2017

Sustainable development of Cameroon\'s palm oil

Cameroon tropical climate provides the perfect conditions for growing oil palm. The high-yield crop is liked by industrial farmers and smallholder, but some are concerned that vast plantations could undermining food security and prevent local families from getting the food they need....
VIDEO USAID-CIFOR fellowship program
12 Jun 2017

USAID-CIFOR fellowship program

CIFOR\'s Steven Lawry explains the importance of the USAID-CIFOR fellowship program for graduate studies in the United States, including research in Indonesia....
VIDEO Gender and palm oil: Staying independent
03 Mar 2017

Gender and palm oil: Staying independent

Bachtiar Pinoh is an independent oil palm farmer in West Kalimantan, Indonesia. He says women rarely participated in negotiations when oil palm plantations were developed in the area, but in family discussions about land, it’s understood that women must be included. With a lack of independent mills in the area,...
VIDEO Gender and palm oil: A day in the life of a female palm oil worker
03 Mar 2017

Gender and palm oil: A day in the life of a female palm oil worker

Hear from Magdalena Pandan, a 35-year-old oil palm plantation worker in West Kalimantan, Indonesia, who rises before dawn every day to carry out her duties toward her job, her family and her crop lands. To find out more about CIFOR’s research on women and gender equality in palm oil, visit:...
VIDEO Gender and palm oil: Working together as a couple
03 Mar 2017

Gender and palm oil: Working together as a couple

Yuliana Putri Leha, 23, has worked gathering oil palm fruits together with her husband, Singapul, since 2014 in West Kalimantan, Indonesia. Yuliani works on a casual basis, but says she’s unsure if she could find alternative work if she tried. To find out more about CIFOR’s research on women and...
VIDEO Gender and palm oil: Science in the field
03 Mar 2017

Gender and palm oil: Science in the field

Hear from CIFOR scientist Bimbika Sijapati Basnett on her team’s research into issues related to gender and women in the expansion of the oil palm industry in Indonesia. To find out more about CIFOR’s research on women and gender equality in palm oil, visit: http://www.cifor.org/library/6383/transforming-the-roundtable-on-sustainable-palm-oil-for-greater-gender-equality-and-womens-empowerment/...
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