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Palm Oil in Brazil: Looking at the Bigger Picture

In Brazil, oil palm has the ability to help smallholder farmers, such as Elinelson de Costa, make a living and provide for their families legally. The country's Sustainable Palm Oil Production Program (SPOPP) was created to help restore degraded lands and incorporate rural people into the formal economy through oil palm production. SPOPP now plays a role in oil palm sector, which employs 15,000 people.

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