InfoSAWIT, SANGATTA –143 palm oil companies having plantation license in Kutim within about 400 thousand hectares, half of them operate reaching about 220 thousand hectares.
Head of Plantation Agency, Kutim, M Alfian said, if every company having plantation license operate, it would be positive to the district because there would be employment and the corporate social responsibility(CSR) of the companies would be better.
Of the companies operating there, only about 56 thousand men work in the district though there are few of them out of Kutim. The palm oil factories are about 28 units in the district.
"In the nearest time, the factories would be 30 units for there are two of them are being constructing. They would be operating soon,” he said, as quoted from Prokal.co. (T2)