Mutualism symbiosis, that what is done in oil palm commodities. Both need and benefit each other, in this case smallholders and the company.
Company and smallholders both need each other. Company need smallholders, and smallholders need company. On this basis, the concept of partnership is needed so that both smallholders and company, can smile together.
“This is in accordance with our vision of becoming one of the largest and best sustainable natural resource-based companies, always creating benefits for the community, country, climate, customers and companies. We are united by a common goal of improving quality live by developing natural resources in a sustainable manner,” said Pantun Sihombing in the webinar of the 2nd Indonesian Palm Oil Smallholders Conference (IPOSC) ‘Strengthening Oil Palm Smallholders’ organized by Media Perkebunan, POPSI (Association of Indonesian Palm Oil Farmers Forum) with the support of BPDPKS (Fund Management Agency for Palm Oil Plantations).