Malaysia discusses palm oil’s importance to global food security in the wake of the pandemic

Malaysia discusses palm oil’s importance to global food security in the wake of the pandemic

Malaysian palm oil is essential to food security. This is more important than ever as the United Nations warns that the COVID-19 pandemic could almost double the number of people facing extreme hunger by the end of 2020. In a recent Facebook Live webinar hosted by the Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC), MPOC CEO Datuk Dr. Kalyana Sundram discussed Malaysian certified sustainable palm oil’s role in feeding the post-pandemic world. 

Science Daily: Study shows sustainable palm oil helps the environment

Science Daily: Study shows sustainable palm oil helps the environment

Sustainable palm oil production should continue because it supports family farmers, reduces poverty and requires less land to produce than alternative vegetable oils, agricultural scientists found in a new study conducted by the University of Göttingen and the IPB University Bogor and reported in Science Daily. The study was originally published in the Annual Review of Resource Economics.

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