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2020
14 - 22 Sep 2020
Module 1 - Agricultural Commodities and Sustainability Certification
12 - 20 Oct 2020
Module 2: Renewable Energy, Climate Change and Food Security
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IPOSC
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The International Palm Oil Sustainability Conference 2020 (IPOSC 2020) is MPOC’s biannual conference that highlights the sustainability challenges and opportunities in the Malaysian palm oil industry to all stakeholders. This year, the 6th IPOSC 2020 will be hosted by MPOC on a virtual platform, comprising two modules, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic affecting us globally.
Virtual IPOSC 2020’s Module 2 will feature presentations from experts from the agriculture, research and palm oil sectors who will share their views on the recent developments, challenges and possible solutions on renewable energy, climate change and food security, as well as how the recent COVID-19 has impacted these efforts. The topics include:
  • Land Use Change and Indirect Land Use Change (ILUC) risk across vegetable oil crops
  • Methane Avoidance
  • Renewable Energy Policy
  • Palm Oil and Deforestation
  • Food Security
Archive Highlights
Methane is the byproduct of anaerobic decomposition. Avoidance means 'to prevent from happening'. Malaysia and Indonesia each produce about 19.8 million and...
324 VIEWS    |    3 COMMENTS    |    14 LIKES
Mr. Prathapan Pillai
BAR Formula Sdn. Bhd.
The palm oil industry has registered significant advances since the 1970s when the commodity began to make an impression in the global oils and fats markets....
1,231 VIEWS    |    9 COMMENTS    |    27 LIKES
Datuk Dr. Kalyana Sundram
Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC)
With a global footprint and presence in major food and agricultural supply chains around the globe, Cargill is committed to protecting the earth’s vital...
469 VIEWS    |    4 COMMENTS    |    6 LIKES
Ms. Yunita Widiastuti
Cargill Tropical Palm
This presentation and talk explain the geopolitic and economic forces that are behind the controversies on palm oil and deforestation. It brings nuances to the...
294 VIEWS    |    12 LIKES
Dr. Jean-Marc Roda
French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD), France / Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
Wilmar is among the world’s leading agri-businesses. Since 2004, Wilmar has always strived to be at the forefront of sustainability in the palm oil industry....
468 VIEWS    |    1 COMMENT    |    9 LIKES
Ms. Perpetua George
Wilmar International Ltd
Malaysia’s palm oil (PO) complex is a great success story. However, PO’s very success makes it controversial. Sustaining it is both an environmental and a...
656 VIEWS    |    5 COMMENTS    |    9 LIKES
Dr. Isabelle Tsakok
The demand for sustainable products was created a few decades ago on concerns over deforestation and forest degradation. The push was initially for FSC...
581 VIEWS    |    4 COMMENTS    |    7 LIKES
Mr. Chew Jit Seng
Malaysian Palm Oil Certification Council (MPOCC)
The call for making sustainable palm oil the norm is proven to be a moving target. The volume of CPO produced globally has been almost doubled since 2004 when...
380 VIEWS    |    4 COMMENTS    |    4 LIKES
Mr. Salahudin Yaacob
Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil