Legal and Policy Barriers for Biodiversity Conservation Within Oil Palm Plantations

The Wildlife Conservation Society Indonesia Program in collaboration with Zoological Society of London has carried out a study on the Indonesian legal and policy framework related to biodiversity conservation within oil palm plantations. This study identifies regulations and policies that influence biodiversity conservation in oil palm plantation development in Indonesia; explores the advantages and challenges of the regulations and their implementation; identifies the legal aspects related to the implementation of the principles and criteria of ISPO and RSPO; and provides recommendations aimed to support sustainable oil palm development.