InfoSAWIT, JAKARTA – Palm oil industries have become the main pillars in sustainable development goals (SDGs) that should be realized in 2030. SDGs is the forms of sustainable development agreement based on human rights, equity, universal principles, integrity, and inclusivity.
Minister of Agriculture in duty, Arief Prasetyo Adi emphasized that it is important to develop palm oil commodity from upstream to downstream sectors by always developing innovations with every available regulation. This is about to know, measure the sustainable development precisely, fast, and right on targets. “It needs to start from now to deliver optimal future results,” he said, as InfoSAWIT quoted from the official page of Ministry of Agriculture, Wednesday (25/10/2023).
Just like Arief told, General Directorate of Plantation and National Research Development of Riset Pengembangan Nasional (RPN) did collaboration to discuss plantation development studies particularly to encourage research initiatives from Ministry of Agriculture through enrich SDGs and pollinating insect introduction in palm oil plantations. Until now there have been 512 plant variety that Directorate of Plantation released.
“Enriching SDGs is about to get, gather, introduce new plasma cum in national scale. Introduction materials that have been gotten would be used to support research development for superior plant materials to escalate palm oil productivity nationally,” General Director of Plantation, Andi Nur Alamsyah said.
He also mentioned by having commitment and collaboration, plant material would contribute to significantly escalate plant productivity and would be more than 11 tons per hectare per year. SDGs should be realized by reinforcing palm oil industries, minimizing poverty, realizing food security, improving nutrients, supporting healthy life style, and welfare others by implementing sustainable agriculture.
One significant thing to that is by having smallholders replanting program by hoping that palm oil trees would be well cultivated, covering the needs until 2025 and the rests. This is also about to confirm enough supply for food industries, palm cooking oil, and food in palm oil – base. (T2)