Oil palm smallholder yields and incomes constrained by harvesting practices and type of smallholder management in Indonesia

  title={Oil palm smallholder yields and incomes constrained by harvesting practices and type of smallholder management in Indonesia},
  author={Janice Ser Huay Lee and Jaboury Ghazoul and Krystof Obidzinski and Lian Pin Koh},
  journal={Agronomy for Sustainable Development},
The oil palm industry in Indonesia faces several challenges in its bid to adopt more sustainable practices. These challenges include finding ways to increase smallholder palm oil production and to promote benefit sharing with local communities. However, factors that influence oil palm yield and income among oil palm smallholdings are poorly known. We surveyed 379 households in 15 villages in Sumatra, Indonesia, to identify factors controlling smallholder yield and income. We found that… CONTINUE READING
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