Almasdi Syahza, Robin, Suwondo, Michiko Hosobuchi
Oil palm is a very common commodity in rural communities of Sumatra and Kalimantan, Indonesia, and the farming activities in these areas create a high multiplier effect and increase welfare. However, the expansion of oil palm areas puts pressure on forests and resources. The research was carried out through a survey using the developmental research method. Efforts to implement sustainable development in the plantation sector need to be carried out to develop palm in the second cycle. One of the efforts is to implement agroforestry by planting forestry plants between oil palm trees, namely meranti trees (Shorea leprosula Miq). The model for the development of meranti is a monoculture palm plantation that is integrated with meranti trees. This has ecological, economic, and social benefits, following the basic concepts of environmental management. Planting copper meranti between palm trees has multiple benefits for the community, such as wood production. Planting copper meranti between oil palm trees has multiple benefits for the community, timber production as additional income for farmer families.
Citation: Syahza, A., Robin., Suwondo., Hosobuchi, M., (2021). Innovation for the Development of Environmentally Friendly Oil Palm Plantation in Indonesia. The 1st Journal of Environmental Science and Sustainable Development Symposium: IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science. Volume 716. Number 012014. http://doi.org/10.1088/1755-1315/716/1/012014