As part of our coverage of the 9th Annual Roundtable Meeting on Sustainable Palm Oil currently underway in Kota Kinabalu in Sabah, Malaysia, mongabay.com is interviewing participants and attendees.
In the following interview, mongabay.com speaks with the delegation from the Rainforest Action Network (RAN), an advocacy group which has been critical of some Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) members for what is sees as ongoing social and environmental problems. RAN is not an RSPO member.
The RSPO is a membership body that sets social and environmental criteria for palm oil production. RSPO includes palm oil producers, marketers, and traders; social and environmental NGOs; and government bodies.
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