The Market Development Standing Committee (MDSC) is focused on creating demand, aligning supply and demand, improving traceability, promoting the RSPO Trademark, communication, marketing, regional market development and supporting the Annual Communication of Progress (ACOP). Two Working Groups and one Task Force report to the MDSC:

Working Groups (WGs)

  1. Outreach Working Group (Outreach WG)

  2. Supply Chain Traceability Working Group (SCT WG)

Task Force (TF)

Oleo Task Force

We wish to invite all interested stakeholders to join the MDSC, the Working Groups or Task Force for the following vacant spots:


  1. Smallholder (Grower Representative)

  2. Social/Development NGO

  3. Bank/Investor/Financial Institution

Outreach WG

  1. Smallholder (Grower Representative)

  2. Consumer Goods Manufacturer

  3. Retailer

  4. Social/Development NGO

  5. Bank/Investor/Financial Institution

Supply Chain Traceability (SCT WG)

  1. Consumer Goods Manufacturer

  2. Retailer

  3. Social/Development NGO

  4. Bank/Investor/Financial Institution

Oleo TF

  1. Retailer

  2. Environmental/Nature Conservation NGO

Interested stakeholders may send their expression of interest by emailing Inke van der Sluijs ([email protected]).

Please note that nominations close on 15 March 2022, 5:30 PM MYT (GMT+8).

For more information, please read the Terms of References (ToRs) below.

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