Olam looks to establish partnerships with national governments, some can be a formalised commercial joint ventures and others based on product led initiatives. This leads to direct investments in community based product supply chains leads to long-term employment creation and the establishment of local support businesses, such as transportation and warehousing.
Olam / Government of Republic of Gabon
Investment in rural areas through palm production
Achievement of RSPO New Planting Procedures
High Conservation Value areas identified and preserved
5,000 hectares planted by end of 2012
200 people employed to date and rapidly growing
Community social investments planned