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Nigerian partial response on the global economy of palm oil

Shehu, Sani and Salleh, Mohd Afandi (2020) Nigerian partial response on the global economy of palm oil. In: The International Seminar on Regional Politics, Administration and Development 2020 (INSORPAD2020), 14-15 October 2020, STISIPOL Raja Haji, Riau, INDONESIA.

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The origin of oil palm tree came from the tropical forest of West African, it has been transferred to tropical area of Southeast Asia, and it has been developed into an agricultural yield. In Africa, the oil palm is being used for over 8,000 years for food consumption. During the British Industrial Revolution, the trade of palm oil began, Nigeria was among the few places where the fruit was first discovered. Palm oil is the major vegetable oils produced globally, it generates nearly 60% of vegetable oils global trade. Previously, palm oil has been criticized publically by campaigns in Europe and US, and associated it with deforestation, burning of forest, violation of human rights, and brutality to animals. Due to this, the palm oil importation to Europe and the US diminished. However, this forced the palm oil suppliers as well as producing countries to embark on producing certified palm oil as requested by Europe and the US. The objective of this paper is to highlight the Nigerian partial response on the global economy of palm oil, the paper is qualitative, it used document analysis, the findings of the paper, is the Nigerian partial response on the global economy of palm oil as well as the challenges raised by western countries.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: eISBN 978-967-16057-8-3 Jointly organized by: Stisipol Raja Haji, Tanjungpinang, Indonesia School of Government, Universiti Utara Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Oil Palm, Palm Oil, Challenges by Western Countries, Nigerian Partial Response
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
Divisions: School of Government
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 24 Dec 2020 00:23
Last Modified: 24 Dec 2020 00:23

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