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Planters all set for MSPO certification


Support needed: Mohamad Nageeb foresees MSPO certification of around 90 by year-end at the rate it is happening now. Hence, he urges full support from the government. — Reuters

Support needed: Mohamad Nageeb foresees MSPO certification of around 90 by year-end at the rate it is happening now. Hence, he urges full support from the government. — Reuters

PETALING JAYA: Oil palm planters are all set for the Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certification by the end of the year, but concerns lie with the independent smallholders, who make up about 12% of estate owners in the country.

There are a lot of processes for the independent smallholders to go through and many criteria to fulfil, and while cost is not an issue, the problems are resources, input and outreach programmes for them.

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