In collaboration with Agricultural Research for Development (CIRAD), the Consortium Studies on Smallholder Palm Oil (CSSPO) held the 2019 CSSPO International Conference, which took place at the Pulse Grande Hotel in Putrajaya, Malaysia, from 22 to 24 October 2019. With the support of the French Embassy in Malaysia and the ISA Initiative, Universiti Putra Malaysia hosted the seminar on “Scaling Up Sustainability: Debating Landscape Approaches to Achieve Sustainable Agriculture.”

Prof. Dr. Zulkifli Idrus, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research & Innovation) of Universiti Putra Malaysia opened the seminar with his speech. Following this, seven experts presented their material:

  1. Marcel D’Jama (CIRAD & UPM): Scaling Up Sustainability? Debating Landscape Approaches
  2. Dr. John McCarthy (Australian National University): Vulnerability, Food Insecurity and Livelihood Transitions in Rural Indonesia
  3. Datin Paduka Dr. Fatimah Mohamed Arshad (IKDPM): The Tale of Three Commodity Archetypes: Competing Co-Existence
  4. Tey Yeong Sheng (IKDPM): Value Chain Development of the Malaysian Palm Oil Industry: Way Forward Through the Landscape Approach
  5. Yu Leng Khor (International Economic Consultant Specialist): Palm Oil in Transition – Trade, Policy, Perception & Smallholders
  6. Marc Acrenaz (HUTAN): Creating Resilient Agricultural Landscapes for Wildlife and People
  7. Dr. Nicola K. Abram (Living Landscape Alliance): Understanding Landscape Dynamics and Complexities in Light of Jurisdictional Approaches to Sustainable Certifications

WhatsApp Image 2020-01-25 at 7.37.17 PM  WhatsApp Image 2020-01-25 at 7.37.13 PM

WhatsApp Image 2020-01-25 at 7.37.15 PM  WhatsApp Image 2020-01-25 at 7.37.12 PM