India Wants to Learn and Develop Palm Oil Plantations from North Sumatera

India Wants to Learn and Develop Palm Oil Plantations from North Sumatera

InfoSAWIT, MEDAN – Three delegations from India are interesting to learn palm oil plantation development system in North Sumatera. Not only about nursery, but also the Regulation Number 39 / 2019 about Plantation.

"They also want to learn about the Governor of North Sumatera’s Regulation Number 14/2020 about Rencana Aksi Provinsi Kelapa Sawit Berkelanjutan in North Sumatera. Besides they want to study about good agriculture practice (GAP) implementation and smallholder replanting program,” Head of Plantation Agency North Sumatera, Lies Handayani Siregar said, as in the official statement to InfoSAWIT, Wednesday (22/6/2022).

Boru Siregar thought, the delegations of India visited the office of Plantation Agency of North Sumatera on Monday (20/6/2022). They were Lvenkatramreddy as Horticuture in Langkawi; Akhir Kumar as the representative of Telangana and M Succendec Reddy as coordinator of Federasi Minyak Nabati Telengana.

For information, Telangana is the capital city of Hyderabad. It is in southeast of India. Siregar told, the delegations were accompanied by Margaret J Tarigan and Kus Haryanto from Balai Besar Perbenihan and Proteksi Tanaman Perkebunan (BBP2TP) Medan, and Agustiman Purba of PT Socfindo North Sumatera.

She was accompanied by Indra Gunawan Girsang as environment counselor, Dameria Risliwati Saragih SP MM as agricultural product quality supervisor, Dra Dewiana MM as product marketing analyst, and Lismawati SPt MSi as the agriculture counselor.

Boru Siregar continued, she told everything about palm oil plantation development in North Sumatera, starting from the development to smallholders to deliver more knowledge and insight, namely the regulations, selecting seeds, replanting system, fertilizer to apply, price decision in groups which are in partnership with companies, and Plantation Agency North Sumatera. (T5)