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Ghana legal benchmarking

Supporting documents for guidance on where national legislation supports voluntary sustainability initiatives and standards and where there are gaps.

Ghana RSPO legal review synthesis report

A narrative report synthesising the findings of assessments undertaken by the consultants to benchmark the requirements of the Ghana National Interpretation on the Round Table on Sustainable Palm oil (RSPO), RSPO Next and the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) standards against legal requirements in Ghana.

application/pdf Ghana-RSPO-Legal-review-synthesis-report.pdf — 329 KB

Ghana RSPO legal benchmark (.XLS)

RSPO standard benchmarked against Ghana’s legal framework enhanced by a colour code.

application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheet Ghana-RSPO-Legal-benchmark.xlsx — 157 KB

Ghana RSPO Next legal benchmark (.XLS)

RSPO Next standard benchmarked against Ghana’s legal framework enhanced by a colour code.

application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheet Ghana-RSPONext-Legal-benchmark.xlsx — 59 KB

Ghana customary law review

A review of customary laws in Ghana that affect persons based on gender or that impact on the distribution, use and preservation of natural resources with particular focus on timber and oil palm growing areas

application/pdf Ghana-customary-law-review.pdf — 830 KB

Ghana gender analysis of palm oil and timber value chains

This synthesis report provides insights into the impacts of the local and International legal frameworks, as well as voluntary certification schemes on men and women within the palm and timber sectors in Ghana.

application/pdf Ghana-gender-analysis.pdf — 951 KB

Ghana FSC legal review synthesis report

A narrative on assessments undertaken by consultants in benchmarking the requirements of the Forest Stewardship Council, FSC standards, against legal requirements in Ghana.

application/pdf Ghana-FSC-legal-review-synthesis-report.pdf — 526 KB

Ghana FSC legal benchmark (.XLSX)

FSC certification standard benchmarked against Ghana’s legal framework enhanced by a colour code.

application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheet Ghana-FSC-Legal-benchmarking.xlsx — 134 KB

Ghana HCV-HCS legal review synthesis report

This document is a synthesis report summarising the key findings and high-level conclusions reached on a legal review of aspects of the HCV and HCS approaches in Ghana. The goal of this review is to conduct a focused legal review to assess the extent to which legislation in focal countries already safeguards natural ecosystems, biodiversity and community rights.

application/pdf Ghana-HCV-HCS-legal-review-synthesis-report.pdf — 399 KB

Ghana HCV-HCS legal benchmark (.XLS)

HCV-HCS requirements benchmarked against Ghana’s legal framework enhanced by a colour code.

application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheet Ghana-HCV-HCS-Legal-benchmark.xlsx — 138 KB