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palm oil

an oil obtained from the seeds of Elaeis guineensis (family Palmae); used in the manufacture of soap, liniments, and ointments and also in foods.
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If these responses materialise and increase the awareness for the need for Europeans not to discriminate against palm oil, this idea of boycott will not be carried out,' he was quoted saying.
'During the meeting, it was agreed on that the TWG will draft recommendations on the rationalization of palm oil exports to the Philippines,' he added.
Pinol also recommended that Malaysia and Indonesia verify reports that some of their palm oil products are being smuggled to the Philippines.
The agency particularly found out that the country's palm oil imports from Malaysia and Indonesia grew to 200 million kilos in 2017 alone.
Malaysia has been railing against EU anti-palm oil measures since December, when French lawmakers voted to remove palm oil from the country's bio-fuel scheme from next January.
The Artisanal Palm Oil Millers and Out-growers Association of Ghana, currently, has about 3,000 registered members across the country, predominantly in the 10 oil producing regions in such as the Ashanti, Eastern, Volta, Oti, Central, Western, Western North, Bono, Bono East, and Ahafo.
"There is a huge demand and supply chain for palm oil product so it is about educating the network and raising awareness where we can.
Kiki Taufik, head of Greenpeace Southeast Asia's Indonesia forests campaign, claimed: "It's outrageous that despite promising to clean up its palm oil almost ten years ago, Mondelez is still trading with forest destroyers.
Palm oil has been particularly controversial recently, especially with the release of Iceland's Christmas advert which was banned from being shown on TV because it was deemed "too political".
'The success of palm oil diplomacy depends on the involvement of all stakeholders at the national and regional levels in order to produce an inclusive diplomacy.
Notably, palm oil products are used inconsumer retail food and fast food manufacturers,personal care and cosmetics products, biofuel and energy products, animal feed products, pharmaceuticals, industrialutilization, food services as well as the service industry.