Palm oil lobby contesting World Bank intiatives in SE Asia

The debate between Environmental organisations, biofuel companies and World Bank on proper management of environmental initiatives

Ongoing conflict? no
Conflict type Bioenergy governance conflicts
Resources solid wood
Issues cultural, 1 social, 2 ecological, 3 economical
Keywords palm oil, biofuel, Malaysia
Start date 2011
End date 2011
Reason(s) for conflict Differences in opinions on the management of sustainability of biofuel production
Intensity public debate
What are the stakeholders' conflicting values or interests Debate between ENGOs who are supporting the livelihoods of local people and companies working in palm oil business with high lobbying power who does not share the same view
Barriers for dialogue completely different values on the same issue
Forums for dialogue open and trustworthy dialog
Suggestions for conflict resolution / transformation finding a middle point when company could make business and local communities benefiting from it