ScienceDaily | Palm oil’s potential to alleviate poverty depends on where it’s grown

ScienceDaily | Palm oil’s potential to alleviate poverty depends on where it’s grown

Palm oil’s potential to alleviate poverty depends on where it’s grown. Expansion of oil palm production in remote forest areas requires careful planning and evaluation if the communities are to benefit, according to a new report. Their findings show that unsustainable livelihoods, socioeconomic inequality and environmental issues remain major challenges in the oil palm industry.

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