"Does the world really need three palm oil certification bodies?" asks one Malaysian journalist. Malaysia is formulating a sustainable palm oil certification body, joining Indonesia and the multinational Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil. "[I]ndustry observers said the formation of the ISPO and the MSPO would indeed challenge the role of pioneering 'voluntary' palm oil certification body -- the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil," writes Hanim Adnan.

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