Credit: Oil palm fruit harvested from a plantation in Sentabai village. West Kalimantan, Indonesia. Image: Nanang Sujana/CIFOR, CC BY-NC 2.0
In the race to make palm oil production eco-friendlier, it has been discovered that its waste product can be turned into bioenergy. By being the largest producer of palm oil, there is a consensus in Indonesia that using a product that is usually considered as waste can prevent further deforestation and gradually lift people out of poverty.
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