The Inauguration of OPDAG Council of Patrons

Ghanaian private-sector, Non-Governmental Association OPDAG (Oil Palm Development Association of Ghana) inaugurates its Council of Patrons in Accra (7/13). The council chaired by Nana Otuo Serebour II, who is also serving as the Chairman of the Council of the State. OPDAG itself was launched in 2015 to help address the challenges facing the oil palm sector such as weak palm oil value chain integration, inadequate funding and modern technology, hindrances to land acquisition, and many more. It is also committed to socially responsible and ecologically sustainable production of palm oil in Ghana. There are 4 main objectives of OPDAG; Protecting… Read More

ADVANCING THE CAPACITY OF PALM OIL SMALLHOLDERS THROUGH CROSS VISIT

The programme aims to provide smallholders with a better understanding and face-to-face exchange of views with their counterparts on Best Agricultural Practices. In partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Indonesia and the National Association of Smallholders (NASH) of Malaysia, the Secretariat of Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries (CPOPC) conducted a cross visit of Indonesian smallholders to Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia, from 2 to 3 December 2019. This programme aims to provide Indonesian smallholders with a better understanding and face-to-face exchange of views with their Malaysian counterparts on Best Agricultural Practices, including sustainability and fire suppression. “…… Read More