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How ‘Dirty’ is India’s Palm Oil? | StoriesAsia Explains


December 10-

By Richard Kujur and Jessica Goel India is currently the world’s largest importer of palm oil but the government is encouraging its plantation in the country’s northeast as a step towards “self-reliance.” However, environmentalists are warning against it, calling it “dirty palm oil” and citing examples of what palm oil plantation has done to forests in Indonesia and Malaysia. We explain how dirty it is.


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