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Papua New Guinea, Malaysia, Indonesia
Correlating economic and financial viability with sustainability for palm oil plantations.

This research, commissioned by RSPO, was done to identify and quantify the key economic and operational indicators that will demonstrate relative profitability of RSPO-certified plantations.

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Environmental, Economic, Social
Impact of RSPO certification to economic, environmental and social aspects of Tanjung Sehati Smallholder Association’s oil palm plantations.

This research, as commissioned by RSPO, was aimed at determining the ways in which certification process of smallholders in Tanjung Sehati GAPOKTAN took place, and the economic, environmental and social impacts of certification on them.

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Ghana, Indonesia
Global sustainability standards and food security: Exploring unintended effects of voluntary certification in palm oil.

Case study to explore the unnoticed effects of voluntary palm oil certification in Indonesia and Ghana, and identify their implication on local and national food provision.

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Malaysia, Indonesia
Profitability and sustainability in palm oil production. Analysis of incremental financial costs and benefits of RSPO compliance.

This study, conducted by WWF, analyses the costs and benefits of integrating the RSPO Principle and Criteria into palm oil production.

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