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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 demand for sustainable products was created a few decades ago on concerns over deforestation and forest degradation. The push was initially for FSC...
587 VIEWS    |    4 COMMENTS    |    7 LIKES
Mr. Chew Jit Seng
Malaysian Palm Oil Certification Council (MPOCC)
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...
302 VIEWS    |    12 LIKES
Dr. Jean-Marc Roda
French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD), France / Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
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...
383 VIEWS    |    4 COMMENTS    |    4 LIKES
Mr. Salahudin Yaacob
Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil
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...
434 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,...
276 VIEWS    |    2 COMMENTS    |    4 LIKES
Dr Robert M. Beyer
University of Cambridge, UK
Disastrous heat-fueled wildfires, catastrophic typhoons and hurricanes, and extensive droughts and floods have raised and widened global warming worries. These...
427 VIEWS    |    2 COMMENTS    |    7 LIKES
Dr. Surina Ismail
IOI Corporation Bhd
Methane is the byproduct of anaerobic decomposition. Avoidance means 'to prevent from happening'. Malaysia and Indonesia each produce about 19.8 million and...
329 VIEWS    |    3 COMMENTS    |    14 LIKES
Mr. Prathapan Pillai
BAR Formula Sdn. Bhd.
The EU regulation of biofuels is lined out under the EU RED II & Delegated Regulation. A crucial requirement on biofuels is that only so-called "low indirect...
267 VIEWS    |    4 COMMENTS    |    3 LIKES
Dr. Jannick Schmidt
2.-0 LCA Consultants, Denmark