RSPO meeting convenes in Malaysia
In a few hours the 9th annual meeting of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) [and 8th annual General Assembly] opens in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. There are several important issues to be discussed at the meeting, including recent grievances filed against a several RSPO members, greenhouse gas emissions accounting, and mechanisms for better incorporating small holders into the body.
Mongabay.com is a media partner for the event so we expect to run a series stories and interviews over the coming week. Our RSPO feed is available at http://news.mongabay.com/news-index/rspo1.html