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POTICO Project World Resources Institute

WORLD RESOURCES BUT PALM OIL BRINGS MANY BENEFITS TO INDONESIA INSTITUTE PROJECT POTICO GOVERNMENT BUSINESS INDONESIA HAS 3rd LARGEST TROPICAL FOREST (2010) Palm Oil is Indonesia's Top Exported Commodity, accounted for 18.97% of 2011's total export (Ministry of Trade, Ministry of Industry) with competitiveness value constantly increasing from 24.1 to 41.05 (2000-2008). Increasing global demand for palm oil expected to increase by 32% to 60 MMT by 2020. This number is 10 times China's annual consumption per 2012. (Oil World Data Base, 2012) FWI/GFW (2002). The State of the Forest Indonesia. Bogor, Indonesia. Washington D.C. : World Resources Institute, Forest Watch Indonesia, Global Forest Watch. LOCAL GLOBALLY Almost all consumer products, from soaps to chocolates, depend on crude palm oil. Supporting palm oil production means supporting affordable food prices. (RSPO, 2012) Indonesia is worlĸ's #1 producer and exporter of palm oil, accounted for 50% of world's total. Indonesia sets target for 40 million tonnes of CPO production in 2020, including expansion of oil palm plantation to 10 million Ha in 2014. THE DILLEMA and yet Indonesia ranks 2nd in world for deforestation VS HALF 498.000 Halyear of Sumatra's forest SAVE FOREST ECONOMIC GROWTH cover has disappeared from 1985 to 2008. 2000-2010 (FAO States of the Forest, 2011) Forest cover has gone from THE POTICO CONCEPT: SHIFT TO DEGRADED LAND 50% to 25%. FOREST THE FACTS ABOUT DEFORESTATION AND PALM OIL Almost Biodiversity Loss Peatland and Land Use/Land Use Change & Forestry it's responsible for 90% DEGRADED LAND PALM OIL PLANTATION 79% of oil palm plantation in Kalimantan from 1990-2010 came at the expense of forest cover. INDONESIA'S TOTAL GREEN HOUSE GAS EMISSIONS Carlson et al., "Carbon Emissions from Forest Conversion by Kalimantan Oil Palm Plantations", 2012 POTICO's goal is to prevent deforestation by diverting oil palm plantations away from forests and on to already degraded areas.

POTICO Project World Resources Institute

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Our infographics by House of Infographics for World Resources Institute. Visualizing the Potico Project for Roundtable Sustainable Palm Oil meeting held at North Sumatera October '13.


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