The Sustainable Palm Oil Policies in Malaysia

  • Sani Shehu Department of International Relations, Faculty of Law and International Relations, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Malaysia
  • Mohd Afandi Salleh Department of International Relations, Faculty of Law and International Relations, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Malaysia
  • Abdullahi Ayoade Ahmad Department of International Relations, Faculty of Law and International Relations, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Malaysia
Keywords: Oil Palm, Palm Oil, Sustainable Malaysian policies on palm oil


In Malaysia, oil palm production serves as a leading sector which contributed a lot to the development of Malaysian economy as a great driving force for the country’s agro-industry. Malaysia has also received global recognition for resources allocation among its citizens and poverty alleviation within the country. It flourishes development of the agricultural sector, it increases government and training schemes. In Malaysia, palm oil has an important contribution to the economic growth, generation of revenues for workers and the government, employment chances in rural areas, improving infrastructure which includes facilities of health and education. Malaysia achieved all these due to good and sustainable policies. The objective of this paper is to show the sustainable Malaysian policies on palm oil, the research is qualitative, it has used document analysis and semi-structured interview, and used inductive thematic analysis to analyse the interview with help of Atlas ti 8 software, the finds of the paper are the sustainable Malaysian policies on palm oil. In conclusion, this paper shows the policies adopted by Malaysia on palm oil which lead to its sustainability.


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How to Cite
Shehu, S., Salleh, M. A., & Ayoade Ahmad, A. (2020). The Sustainable Palm Oil Policies in Malaysia. The Journal of Management Theory and Practice (JMTP), 1(3), 56-60.
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