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Sime Darby Plantation’s operations in Indonesia is represented by our subsidiary Minamas Plantation, headquartered in Jakarta. Minamas has a presence in eight provinces with a total landbank of more than 280,000 hectares, of which more than 203,000 ha are planted. With 71 oil palm estates, 1 rubber estate and 25 Strategic Operating Units (SOUs) located in Sumatra, Kalimantan and Sulawesi, Minamas upstream operations produced 2.7 million metric tonnes of fresh fruit bunches (FFB) and 771,272 metric tonnes of crude palm oil (CPO) in the 2015/2016 financial year.
Minamas Plantation
Minamas Plantation
Indonesia Upstream Operations
  Oil Palm Rubber
Location Estates Mills Bulking Terminals Estate Factory
Aceh 4 1 - - -
Jambi 1 1 - - -
Riau 12 5 - - -
South Sumatera 8 2 - - -
Central Kalimantan 10 3 1 - -
South Kalimantan 23 8 2 - -
West Kalimantan 12 3 1 - -
Sulawesi 1 1 1 - -
Bangka Belitung Islands - - - 1 -


Out of the 25 SOUs in Indonesia, 24 SOUs have received the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certification while the rest were audited for certification. Today, Minamas Plantation produces 751,190 metric tonnes of certified sustainable palm oil and 140,880 metric tonnes of certified sustainable palm kernels. Total certified planted hectares are 221,513 Ha as at FY14/15
FFB Yield Average (MT) by Province for FY 2015/2016 – Indonesia
19.99
Kalimantan (Central)
12.12
Kalimantan (West)
12.64
Kalimantan (South)
18.40
Sulawesi (Central)
17.55
Sumatera (South)
13.97
Sumatera (East Aceh)
15.47
Sumatera (Jambi)
18.34
Sumatera (Riau)
Outgrower Schemes

In Sime Darby Plantation’s Indonesian operations, there are more than 50,000 hectares of oil palm planted under the outgrower scheme. This scheme is intended to provide local communities with the means to raise their standard of living. There are two types of outgrower schemes under Minamas Plantation:

Plasma Scheme: Under this scheme, Minamas Plantation assists participants to be independent growers of oil palm by undertaking land preparation, planting and maintenance for at least 48 months, before handing over the scheme to be managed on their own. The company works closely with local farmers and communities to develop the plantation and undertake to purchase the fresh fruit bunches (FFB) produced. While waiting for the plantation to mature, these smallholders are employed by the company and educated on the finer aspects of oil palm cultivation.

Smallholder Cooperatives Scheme: Also known as ‘Kredit Koperasi Primer Anggota’ (KKPA), the scheme is a cooperative scheme where land belonging to the smallholders meant to be developed as oil palm plantation is held by the cooperative. Individual smallholders are allocated share certificates for two hectares. Smallholders receive income via dividends issued from the profits made by the cooperative and earned wages.

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