FTA scientist at The Guardian live chat on migrant workers and palm oil

Worker at oil palm plantation. Papua, Indonesia, January, 2008.
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Worker at oil palm plantation. Papua, Indonesia, January, 2008.
Worker at oil palm plantation. Papua, Indonesia, January, 2008.

The palm oil industry could not function without migrant labour, Pablo Pacheco, coordinator of the governance flagship of the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry told the British newspaper The Guardian in an article. Now Pablo explained his position during a live chat, organized by The Guardian, on how to improve the working conditions and lives of migrant workers. Read the full discussion at Guardian sustainable business.

Check out Pablo’s presentation on Oil palm: landscapes, market chains and investment flows, and read his blog on how to stop deforestation while boosting benefits for smallholders and meeting market demand.


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