Africa has potential for CPO output

Government-led land deals, micro financing options by regional banks and favourable tax regimes are among the factors contributing to making Africa the new frontier for palm oil plantations.

Olam’s rice nucleus program

The commercial farm currently has 3,000 hectares under cultivation and another 3,000 hectares will be developed in 2015, while 3,000 farmers are involved in its outgrower programme.