An Indonesian girl works at a palm oil plantation area in Pelalawan, Riau province, Indonesia. Photo: AFP

Palm oil is cheap, but it’s also an eco-disaster

With Southeast Asian economies in the balance – especially Indonesia and Malaysia – the fruit producers must address growing concerns about environmental and employee abuses without losing their competitive edge 

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An Indonesian girl works at a palm oil plantation area in Pelalawan, Riau province, Indonesia. Photo: AFP
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