Malaysia and Indonesia threaten boycott of EU products, say millions of farmers risk losing livelihoods due to palm oil ban
Malaysia and Indonesia, who account for a combined 85 per cent of the global palm oil supply, have warned that millions of farmers risk losing their livelihoods if the European Union stops using the commodity in its biofuels.The EU’s proposed move comes following a push by the European Parliament to phase out the use of palm oil starting in 2023, ramping up to a ban in 2030, on concerns palm oil production causes deforestation and aggravates climate change.Both countries have threatened to take…... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline, plus more articles from around Thailand and Asia like, Malaysia and Indonesia threaten boycott of EU products, say millions of farmers risk losing livelihoods due to palm oil ban, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give us a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you leave. Thank you
Published By: SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST - Thursday, 21 March
- Older News
- Vote! Man held for duping farmers into growing date palm Bangkok Post (Yesterday) - A man who allegedly swindled farmers in the North out of 10 million baht in a date palm seedlings scam has been arrested in Maha Sarakham province after six years...
- Vote! Indonesia’s chocolate dream: sustainable cocoa farming SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST (2 days ago) - Tissa Aunilla recalls the day she brought a sample of her company’s chocolate to a group of farmers who grew the cocoa beans it was made from on the Indonesian...
- Vote! Malaysia and Singapore ban black metal concerts amid complaints from countries’ Christian communities SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST (3 days ago) - Outrage from Christian groups in Singapore and Malaysia sparked the cancellation of two black metal gigs recently, with analysts linking it to a rise in moral policing by religious groups.Singapore...
Popular Asia Job Post Articles
- - PM2.5 levels surge in Chiang Rai
- - Thai woman murdered in Portugal
- - South firms upset at gas canister switch
- - Push for murder charges against drink-drivers divides force
- - Setting the record straight
- - Man found dead in pickup truck
- - Over 6,900 houses damaged by storms this month
- - PM pleased Thailand rated as “least miserable” country for 2019
- - People flock to marijuana fair in Buri Ram
- - Fishing trip boats destroyed by fire