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According to some recent reports :
- But, that's not true in case for all regions as the best regions and growing conditions for palm trees exist in a tight band around the equator, limiting the number of places the crop can be successfully farmed ( ref. Where the palm trees grow, The Financialist by Credit Suisse ).
- India is listed among those countries where palm oil is locally produced along with China, Indonesia and Malaysia. Therefore, palm oil is very much sustainable in India other than countries which are unable to cultivate it locally.
- Also steps have otherwise been suggested as well as undertaken like growing palm oil in a degraded land instead of forested land, and on mineral soils instead of peat soils.
Meanwhile, take a look at these photographs. It may be a little easier for you.