Zainal Azwar Zainal Aminuddin, Radin Rosli Radin Suhardi, Abd Rashid Sahibjan, Muhammad Pilus Zambri and Khairul Ismadi Ismail
Proceedings of the 15th International Peat Congress
development, management-practices, oil-palm, peat, sustainable
Claims were made that oil palm development on peat is not sustainable due to the impact on the hydrological balance and emission of greenhouse gases (GHG) which inevitably led to global warming. Conversely, with proper management and maintenance or cultural practices implemented, the sustainability and economic viability of the oil palm planting can be ensured.
Keywords: oil palm, peat, management practices, sustainable, development
Peatlands are not only valued for their ecological services (water quality and storage, biodiversity) but, historically, have met human needs for food, energy, construction material, livestock bedding…