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Co-producing a research agenda for sustainable palm oil

Padfield, Rory, Hansen, Sune, Davies, Zoe G., Ehrensperger, Albrecht, Slade, Eleanor M., Evers, Stephanie, Papargyropoulou, Effie, Bessou, Cécile, Abdullah, Norhayati, Page, Susan, and others. (2019) Co-producing a research agenda for sustainable palm oil. Frontiers in Forests and Global Change, 2 (13). E-ISSN 2624-893X. (doi:10.3389/ffgc.2019.00013) (KAR id:73349)

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The rise of palm oil as the world’s most consumed vegetable oil has coincided with exponential growth in palm oil research

disproportionate focus on biofuel and engineering topics. Recognising the expansion of oil palm agriculture across the tropics and

towards one that addresses the most fundamental and urgent questions defined by the palm oil stakeholder community. Following

organisations and researchers, the highest priority research questions were identified within 13 themes. The resulting 279

industry, ranging from the ecological and ecosystem impacts of production, to the livelihoods of plantation workers and smallholder

programmes, and studies that involve the consultation of non-academic stakeholders to develop ‘transformative’ solutions to the

related themes, and differed the most in environmental feedback, technology and smallholder related themes. Our

stakeholders of Africa, and Central and South America, and enhanced collaborative efforts with researchers in the major

consuming countries of India and China.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.3389/ffgc.2019.00013
Uncontrolled keywords: Research priority setting, Agriculture, Certification, policy, stakeholder engagement, Transdisciplinary, Oil palm (Elaeis guineensis)
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Human and Social Sciences > School of Anthropology and Conservation
Depositing User: Zoe Davies
Date Deposited: 03 Apr 2019 14:40 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 14:03 UTC
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