Strengthening Riau Province's Oil Palm Policy Based on Strengthening Local Institutions in Riau Province Bengkalis


Improving sustainable management of oil palm plantations, providing legal certainty, maintaining and protecting environmental sustainability, including reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and increasing the development of oil palm farmers as well as the productivity of oil palm plantations. The policy aspect of considering sustainable development is something that cannot be missed, it must be discussed in an academic text on an oil palm plantation policy. So we need a model that minimizes the complexity and contestation that often appears in the area of oil palm plantation policy. After the research is carried out, it is expected to be able to formulate policies. These findings are useful for the government as part of the implementation of oil palm plantation policies, while still prioritizing the sustainable development aspect. This policy model can later be developed with the birth of strategies and activities that are interconnected in the development of oil palm plantations in Riau Province because it needs support from many stakeholders. So far, the existing policy pattern is top-down, and the dynamics between implementor actors and target groups in the field sometimes differ from the main objectives of the public policies that have been formulated so far. This research will provide new insights into a constructive policy model with a microscope because it is about public and private goods, which provide benefits for the government and welfare for smallholder plantations to oil palm farmers.

Keywords: palm oil policy, smallholder plantation, sustainable development

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