Social dialogue includes the exchanges of information, consultation, negotiation, and dispute settlement, with the aim to create and maintain a platform for discussions between the government and palm oil companies and workers’ unions.
Proforest has produced a generic methodology to provide the industry with an aligned approach that will enable greater transparency and therefore trust in the process.
Ministers from ten African countries will today sign the Africa Sustainable Commodities Initiative Declaration, a single set of principles for the responsible production of agricultural commodities in Africa.
Les ministres de dix pays africains concluront aujourd’hui le Partenariat pour les matières premières durables en Afrique, consistant en une série de principes assurant la promotion de la production responsable des matières premières agricoles en Afrique.
Momentum is building for this year’s CoP27, where ten African governments will sign the declaration for the Africa Sustainable Commodities Initiative (ASCI).
At this year’s Sustainable Landscapes and Commodities Forum, Veronique Bovee, Deputy Director – Responsible Sourcing at Proforest, will be on a panel with PepsiCo and Earthworm entitled: “How do we scale – and communicate – the landscape approach to sourcing?”
Proforest will be at the World Cocoa Foundation’s Annual Partnership Meeting in Amsterdam, from Wednesday October 26 - Thursday, October 27. Global and European director, Ruth Nussbaum will be moderating a panel session on “Collaborative Landscape Approaches to Safeguard Forests".
Proforest has a team at the sugar industry’s global association conference, Bonsucro Global Week, taking place in Brazil from October 17th.
The ”Voluntary Monitoring Protocol for Cattle Suppliers in the Cerrado” is approaching the end of the evaluation phase of the socio-environmental criteria and analysis rules. Read the trial version of the Protocol at www.cerradoprotocol.net.
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