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Palmier à huile : le management environnemental des plantations : le cheminement de PT. Smart

Caliman J.P.. 2011. OCL. Oléagineux Corps gras Lipides, 18 (3) : p. 123-131.

PT. Smart, an Indonesian oil palm plantations company, technically manages all plantings of Golden Agri-Resources (GAR). Recently challenged by several environmental NGOs, accusing the society of violating the durability, despite its accession to the panel for the production of sustainable palm oil (RSPO), the company has re-affirmed its commitment, strengthening its governance with the goal of becoming not only a leader in its field of production, but also in terms of environmental and social sustainability, implementingcoordination activities and exchanges to findworkable solutions to problems. Recognizing that some mistakes were made, the company insists, however, that many economic initiatives, social and environmental development marked its action since the early 1980s according to the advance of scientific knowledge, and the existence of operational tools to implement them. What the company calls ''the road towards sustainability''. (Résumé d'auteur)

Mots-clés : intensification; rendement des cultures; gouvernance; approches participatives; agriculture durable; développement durable; impact sur l'environnement; plantation forestière; elaeis guineensis; indonésie

Thématique : Systèmes et modes de culture; Conservation de la nature et ressources foncières; Economie et politique agricoles

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