Indonesian Parliament: New EU peat regulation has negative domino effect

  Much to the delight of the foreign NGOs the new EU peat swamp regulations is triggering a trade war and sours bilateral relationships between...

Europe’s Coffee Roasters Hit by Poor Bean Quality After Vietnam Rains

  Major European coffee buyers such as Nestlé are struggling to obtain supplies of premium robusta beans after heavy rains in Vietnam last year wreaked havoc...

Higher Fuel Prices Drive up India’s Inflation to Five-Month High

  Higher fuel costs drove up India's headline inflation to its highest level in five months in March, data released on Wednesday (12/04) showed, vindicating...

One Number to Rule Them All

  Can we agree on the extent of global deforestation? Center for International Forestry and Research Director-General Peter Holmgren breaks it down. Deforestation is one of our...

NGOs Start Universiade Food Plan

  Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have launched a campaign to make use of surplus food at the upcoming Universiade in Taipei, drawing on the example of...

FDA Flip-Flops on Fungicide Residue Law Decision

  The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday banned use of fluopyram in tea cultivation, two weeks after it increased the fungicide's maximum allowable...

EU Greenlights Dow-Dupont Mega-Merger Raising Food Security Fears

  Green groups say $130bn merger signals lack of choice for farmers who need more seed diversity to adapt to changing climate The EU has approved...

Public No Longer trusts NGOs

  Rustam Ibrahim, NGO observer revealed that public trust on NGOs is still low. “Public trust toward NGO is the lowest. It’s below the trust...

Resolute calls Greenpeace ‘lying’

  I’ve been following a fascinating case between Greenpeace and a company called Resolute Forest Products for a little while. Resolute Forest Products is a rare...

APP: Haze-linked firm accused ‘opaque with information’

  Asia Pulp and Paper (APP), one of the Indonesian companies blamed for the record-breaking haze that affected Singapore in 2015, has not provided enough...
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