The Government Encouraged to Publish RAD KSB

The Government Encouraged to Publish RAD KSB

InfoSAWIT, JAKARTA - Chairman of Secretariat Team of Rencana Aksi Nasional Kelapa Sawit Berkelanjutan (RAN KSB), Dedi Junaedi said, the government has supported RAN KSB through many programs based on its functions regulated in the Medium Term – Development Plans and the financial supports in the programs.

Dedi also said, the Secretariat targets some things to execute RAN KSB, for instance, the publication of governor’s decision or regent’s decision about Rencana Aksi Daerah and the regional execution team.

The other is that to publish Cultivation Documents as the database for people’s plantation, train the good agricultural practice for the planters, develop them to get ISPO certificate, accelerate ISPO certificate, promote and conduct advocacy about ISPO in international and domestic forums.

Nowadays challenges are many in the regions still do not understand the policy Rencana Aksi Daerah Kelapa Sawit Berkelanjutan (RAD KSB), they are difficult to arrange it, and establish the regional execution team,” the man who loves jogging and reading newspaper said to InfoSAWIT.

But Dedi who is also the Director of Processing and Plantation Market Product Ministry of Agriculture, said, the regional governments, namely in the province support RAN KSB because the fund would be deriving from National Budget/Regional Budget. The execution of activity should be in harmony with what every agency in the districts would do.

To realize the policy to get better sustainable palm oil cultivation, Dedi continued, his side would develop/assist RAD KSB arrangement according to RAD KSB guidelines arrangement that Ministry of Internal Affairs published. (T2)

Source: InfoSAWIT, April 2022