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Automated Biodiversity monitoring management within oil palm plantations In the fragmented landscape characteristic of the Anthropocene, many animals use oil palm estates during their movements between protected areas or as a source of food. Therefore, it is essential to document what happens to these animals.  Monitoring and managing wildlife and its habitat is a priority […]

Biodiversity monitoring management within oil palm plantations

Biodiversity monitoring management within oil palm plantations Monitoring wildlife is difficult, time-consuming, and requires significant resources usually unavailable in a plantation. Consequently, national policies and recommendations for sustainable certification requests for implementing biodiversity monitoring are generally not enforced. To be efficient, companies must implement a biodiversity strategy in-house. Therefore, it is crucial to design simple […]

Automated Biodiversity monitoring management within oil palm plantations

A Fast & Nimble Automated Harvesting Machine. Palm INNOV can achieve a reduction of close to 50% of workers in an estate with the model proposed. It replaces the no longer available workers.  Our close links with key players in the industry indicate that these are a desirable proposition for coastal areas (2 million hectares […]

A Fast & Nimble Automated Harvesting Machine

A Fast & Nimble Automated Harvesting Machine Palm INNOV can achieve a reduction of close to 50% of workers in an estate with the model proposed. It replaces the no longer available workers.  Our close links with key players in the industry indicate that these are a desirable proposition for coastal areas (2 million hectares […]

French R&D labs have collaborated with Asia based Oil Palm Industry Experts since 2020

French R&D labs have collaborated with Asia based Oil Palm Industry Experts since 2020. Three of Palm Oil Industry most pressing issues have now been addressed. 1. A faster harvester to address Manpower Shortage in Oil Palm Plantations2. A solution to address Poor Pollination in Oil Palm Plantations3. The delivery of proper Biodiversity Monitoring in […]

Replacing non-available workers with a machine

Replacing non-available workers with a machine. The oil palm industry in Malaysia is facing an existential crisis due to a shortage of workers. Compared with other field crops such as soy or rapeseed that are easier to mechanize, oil palm requires about 25 times more workers.  Malaysia has estimated that 70% of workers are not […]

Mechanise or Perish! A statement more and more heard in oil palm industry circles

Palm INNOV believes that 5 simple defense lines can be built around the palm oil industry to protect it from the current crippling labor shortage depicted in the attached article, a shortage further compounded by COVID. (https://www.theborneopost.com/2021/07/11/palm-oil-industry-facing-collapse/) These 5 measures could also help the industry better tackle what it took too long to embrace: The […]