Traceability in the palm oil supply chain means that we are able to trace the palm oil product back to its origin, making sure that the palm oil was legally sourced as well as produced from an environmental and social conflict-free area. But the supply chain is complex, and we should understand such complexity before achieving traceability.
Indonesia's indigenous communities claim more than 40 million hectares of land, but they only manage a tiny fraction. Granting control back to communities could improve environmental outcomes, as it has in Gajah Bertalut, a community in Riau.
Indonesia sees more than 24 million hectares of degraded land, equivalent to almost twice the size of England, with such large size of degraded land, restoration is inevitable. But, we could save 2 million hectares of degraded land with good data. Read more in this article.