Organizing, Traceability: Data Sharing, Standards, & Interoperability
The upcoming EU Deforesation-Free regulation is more than just a mandate. It's a call for systemic change and deep collaboration across the palm oil industry. As We strive for a sustainable future, companies importing palm oil-derived products into the EU will be required to prove their products are deforestation-free.
While this new regulations is a game-changer for sustainable trade, there are also concerns about the risk of excluding smallholder farmers due to strict traceability requirements. Then, how we implement traceability to the farmer level effectively and ensure smallholder inclusion?