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New Planting Procedure Public Comments

Agrocaribe Los Juilines & Las Ceibas B

New Planting Procedures Public Comments 04 March 2022

Agrocaribe has proposed a new development plan for its concession that covers an area of 246.11 ha located inside its operational area in Agrocaribe S.A (Los Juilines) and Palmas del Nororiente S.A (Las Ceibas B) management units. The plantation properties are located in the municipality of Puerto Barrios, department of Izabal, in the Republic of Guatemala.

The NPP verification for Agrocaribe Los Juilines & Las Ceibas B was conducted through on-site evaluation. Control Union Certifications (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. auditors conducted the on-site verification on 11 November 2021.

The summary report of this area is now undergoing a 30-day public comments period as required by the RSPO New Planting Procedure 2021 from 4 March 2022 until 2 April 2022.

COMPLETE COMMENTS: NO

Bumitama Agri Ltd - PT Damai Agro Sejahtera (PT DAS)

New Planting Procedures Public Comments 15 February 2022

Bumitama Agri Ltd has proposed a new development plan for its concession that covers an area of 606.44 ha located inside its operational area in PT Damai Agro Sejahtera (PT DAS) management unit. The plantation properties are located in Matan Hilir Utara and Nanga Tayap Subdistrict, Ketapang District, West Kalimantan Province, Indonesia.

The NPP verification of PT DAS was conducted through document verification and field verification. TUV Rheinland auditors conducted preliminary document review on 6 May 2020 and on-site verification to the proposed area for new planting on 7 and 8 October 2021. 

The summary report of this area is now undergoing a 30-day public comments period as required by the RSPO New Planting Procedure 2015 from 15 February 2022 until 16 March 2022.

COMPLETE COMMENTS: NO

Siat Group - PRESCO Plc. Sakponba Extension 1

New Planting Procedures Public Comments 28 January 2022

Presco Plc., a subsidiary of Siat Group has proposed a new development plan for its concession that covers an area of 1,913.1 ha located inside its operational area in Sakponba Extension 1 management unit. The plantation properties are located in Orhionwon Local Government Area (LGA), Km 22, Benin - Sapele Road, Obaretin Estate, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria.

The NPP verification for Sakponba Extension 1 was conducted through off-site document review and on-site verification. SCS Global Services auditors conducted off-site document review from 3 to 13 September 2021. Due to travel restrictions, the on-site verification was conducted with the assistance of a local audit facilitator on 22 and 23 September 2021.

The summary report of this area is now undergoing a 30-day public comments period as required by the RSPO New Planting Procedure 2021 from 28 January 2022 until 26 February 2022.

COMPLETE COMMENTS: NO

SIPEF - PT Mukomuko Agro Sejahtera (PT MMAS)

New Planting Procedures Public Comments 27 January 2022

SIPEF Group has proposed a new development plan for its concession that covers an area of 37.99 ha located inside its operational area in PT Mukomuko Agro Sejahtera (PT MMAS) management unit. The plantation properties are located in Kecamatan Teramang Jaya and Pondok Suguh, Kabupaten Mukomuko, Provinsi Bengkulu, Indonesia.

The NPP verification of PT MMAS was conducted through verification desk study, document review and field visit. Global Gateway Certifications Sdn Bhd auditors conducted verification desk study on 5 February 2021 and documents review and field visits on 8 and 9 February 2021. Finalisation of documentation and verification follow-ups were completed on 21 June 2021.

The summary report of this area is now undergoing a 30-day public comments period as required by the RSPO New Planting Procedure 2015 from 26 January 2022 until 24 February 2022.

COMPLETE COMMENTS: NO

Musim Mas Holdings - PT Sarana Esa Cita (PT SEC)

New Planting Procedures Public Comments 04 August 2021

Musim Mas Holdings has proposed a new development plan for its concession that covers an area of 597.64ha located inside its operational area in the PT Sarana Esa Cita (PT SEC) management unit. The plantation properties are located in Sambas, Subah, Sajad and Sejangkung District, Sambas Regency, West Kalimantan Province, Indonesia.

Due to travel restrictions, the NPP verification of PT SEC was conducted with reference to Scenario 3 of Contingency RSPO Audit Procedure in two stages. Control Union (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. auditors conducted a remote audit on 18 January 2021 and an on-site audit with the assistance of an audit facilitator on 25 January 2021.

The summary report of this area is now undergoing a 30-day public notification period as required by the RSPO New Planting Procedure 2015 from 4 August 2021 until 2 September 2021.

COMPLETE COMMENTS: NO

SIPEF Group - PT Agro Muara Rupit III & IV (PT AMR)

New Planting Procedures Public Comments 23 July 2021

SIPEF Group has proposed a new development plan for its concession that covers an area of 3,418.21ha located inside its operational area in the PT Agro Muara Rupit III & IV (PT AMR) management unit. The plantation properties are located in the Nibung and Rawas Ilir Sub-district, Musi Rawas Utara District, Sumatera Selatan Province, Indonesia.

The NPP verification of PT AMR was conducted through document verification and on-site visit. Global Gateway Certifications Sdn Bhd auditor conducted verification desk study on 13 April 2021 and documents review and field visits on 22-23 April 2021.

The Summary report of this area is now undergoing 30 days of public notification as required by the RSPO New Planting Procedure 2015 beginning from 22 July 2021 until 21 August 2021.

COMPLETE COMMENTS: NO

SIPEF - PT Bandar Sumatra Indonesia (Bandar Pinang Estate)

New Planting Procedures Public Comments 19 July 2021

PT Bandar Sumatra Indonesia (PT BSI) has proposed a new development plan for its concession that covers an area of 1197.47 ha located inside its operational area in the Bandar Sumatra Indonesia management unit. The plantation properties are located in the Jalan Raya Dolok Masihul, Kecamatan Bintang Bayu, Kabupaten Serdang Bedagai, North Sumatra Indonesia.

The NPP for PT BSI was conducted through a series of assessments and without a CB verification in accordance with NPP requirement for conversion of rubber to oil palm plantation.

The Summary report of this area is now undergoing 30 days of public notification as required by the RSPO New Planting Procedure 2015 beginning from 19 July 2021 to 18 August 2021.

COMPLETE COMMENTS: NO

PT Dharma Satya Nusantara - PT Bima Palma Nugraha (PT BPN)

New Planting Procedures Public Comments 16 June 2021

PT Dharma Satya Nusantara has proposed a new development plan for its concession that covers an area of 286ha located inside its operational area in the PT Bima Palma Nugraha (PT BPN) management unit. The plantation properties are located in the Desa Tepian Langsat, Desa Tebangan Lembak, Desa Tepian Indah and Desa Tepian Raya, Benganlon subdistrict, Kutai Timur district, East Kalimantan province, Indonesia.

The NPP verification of PT BPN was conducted through document verification and on-site visit. TUV Rheinland auditor conducted a preliminary document reviewed on 08 February 2021 by remote (virtual process). This is followed up with onsite visit verification to the proposed area for a new planting site on 28-29 April 2021.

The Summary report of this area is now undergoing 30 days of public notification as required by the RSPO New Planting Procedure 2015 beginning from 16th June 2021 until 15th July 2021.

COMPLETE COMMENTS: NO

Musim Mas Holdings - PT Multipersada Gatramegah (PT MPG)

New Planting Procedures Public Comments 09 June 2021

Musim Mas Holdings has proposed a new development plan for its concession that covers an area of 1372.53ha located inside its operational area in the PT Multipersada Gatramegah (PT MPG) management unit. The plantation properties are located in the Lahei Barat Sub-District, Teweh Tengah Sub-District of Barito Utara Regency, and LaungTuhup Sub-District of Murung Raya Regency, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia.

The NPP verification of PT MPG was conducted by Control Union (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd auditors. Due to travel restrictions imposed the NPP verification was conducted based on Audit Scenario 3 of the Contingency RSPO Audit Procedure in two stages where the remote verification was conducted on 30 November 2020 followed by the on-site verification conducted with the assistance from an Audit Facilitator on 28 Jan 2021.

The Summary report of this area is now undergoing 30 days of public notification as required by the RSPO New Planting Procedure 2015 beginning from 9th June 2021 until 08th July 2021.

COMPLETE COMMENTS: NO

PT Dharma Satya Nusantara - PT Bima Agri Sawit (PT BAS)

New Planting Procedures Public Comments 25 May 2021

PT Dharma Satya Nusantara has proposed a new development plan for its concession that covers an area of 742.39ha located inside its operational area in PT Bima Agri Sawit (PT BAS) management unit. The plantation properties are located in the Desa Baay and Karangan Seberang, Karangan Subdistrict, Kutai Timur district, East Kalimantan Province, Indonesia.

The NPP verification of PT BAS was conducted by PT TUV Rheinland auditors through document verification and an on-site visit. A preliminary document review was conducted on 14 October 2020 remotely followed by field verification on 4 December 2020.

The Summary report of this area is now undergoing 30 days of public notification as required by the RSPO New Planting Procedure 2015 beginning from 25th May 2021 - 24th June 2021.

COMPLETE COMMENTS: NO

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