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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
The European Commission set out its vision and ideas for how the continent can help to protect and restore – the world’s forests. What does this mean for...
556 VIEWS    |    4 COMMENTS    |    5 LIKES
Mr. Frans Claassen
European Palm Oil Alliance
Methane is the byproduct of anaerobic decomposition. Avoidance means 'to prevent from happening'. Malaysia and Indonesia each produce about 19.8 million and...
337 VIEWS    |    3 COMMENTS    |    14 LIKES
Mr. Prathapan Pillai
BAR Formula Sdn. Bhd.
Malaysia is one of the 12 megadiverse countries which holds at least 70% of the world's known species. Biodiversity provides the essential ecological services...
300 VIEWS    |    5 LIKES
Dr. Khairul Naim Adham
Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources, Malaysia
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....
475 VIEWS    |    1 COMMENT    |    9 LIKES
Ms. Perpetua George
Wilmar International Ltd
Palm oil is undeniably the world’s most widely used edible oil. It is ubiquitous, versatile and has become essential. Palm oil trade has increased...
437 VIEWS    |    5 COMMENTS    |    6 LIKES
Mr. Rashyid Redza Anwarudin
Sime Darby Plantation Berhad
Oil palm has arguably been more strongly associated with environmental destruction in the public eye than any other crop. In an effort to reduce impacts,...
278 VIEWS    |    2 COMMENTS    |    4 LIKES
Dr Robert M. Beyer
University of Cambridge, UK
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...
306 VIEWS    |    12 LIKES
Dr. Jean-Marc Roda
French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD), France / Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
To set the world on climate-compatible pathway, it is critical to speed up the energy transformation by replacing fossil fuels with renewable energy. Bioenergy...
236 VIEWS    |    4 LIKES
Mr. Toshimasa Masuyama
International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Innovation and Technology Centre, Germany