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Indonesia
Malaysia
Colombia
Peru
Nigeria
Cameroon
Kamifukubara 1 Chome 11 Yonago-shi Tottori-ken 683-0004 JP

Four questions have been identified around which to structure the analysis and these have been addressed in all of the countries concerned. The questions are as follows:
1. What has been the role of oil palm expansion on economic development and land use change?
2. What has been the importance of state policies as against corporate strategies in shaping oil palm development?
3. What have been the socioeconomic outcomes of the disparate business models employed?
4. What are the possible initiatives that could provide more sustainable and inclusive oil palm production?

Lead organization:
CIFOR
Study sector:
Agriculture
Agriculture focus:
Palm oil
Certification:
RSPO
Study design & methods:
Other
Study scope:
Social issues, Environmental issues, Economic issues
Name of lead contact:
Lesley Potter