InfoSAWIT, JAKARTA –The sustainable practices that Asian Agri implements to the smallholder got benefits. In every period, Asian Agri gives premium sharing from the selling of sustainable palm oil.
Corporate Affairs Director, Asian Agri, Fadhil Hasan, said, the premium sharing has been running since 2014 in every year. The premium is given from the selling of sustainable palm oil to the international world. It was from the fresh fruit bunch (FFB) produced by the plasma smallholders of Asian Agri which got Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certificate.
The numbers of premium given reached Rp 3,69 billion to 72 Koperasi Unit Desa (KUD) in Riau and Jambi, that consist of 30 thousand smallholders.
Fadhil also said, the primium should be managed by each KUD to increase the capacity of the smallholders. “KUD also got the premium to improve the infrastructures in the village,” he said when sharing the premium that InfoSAWIT also attended, Tuesday (10/4/2018) in Jakarta. (T2)