Online event: Voluntary Monitoring Protocol for Cattle Suppliers in the Cerrado – Key results from the consultation process (28th September 2021)

Online event: Voluntary Monitoring Protocol for Cattle Suppliers in the Cerrado – Key results from the consultation process (28th September 2021)

6 September 2021

Companies sourcing cattle products from the Brazilian Cerrado have started to develop responsible sourcing strategies to avoid purchases linked with social and environmental issues in the Cerrado biome. The world’s most biodiverse...

The Siak-Pelalawan Landscape Programme: New website launched

The Siak-Pelalawan Landscape Programme: New website launched

31 August 2021

Siak and Pelalawan districts in Indonesia encompass a rich geography: dense forests, expansive plantations, peat bog plains and alluvial rivers. The Siak River is recognised as the deepest river in Indonesia and is therefore vital...

Regulating Tree Crops for Responsible Production in Ghana

Regulating Tree Crops for Responsible Production in Ghana

20 August 2021

The Ghana Tree Crops Development Authority (TCDA) is developing regulations to govern the production, processing and trading of six major tree crops in a sustainable manner. Key stakeholders representing oil palm, coconut, mango,...

Le Cameroun crée une plateforme nationale pour accompagner le développement durable de la filière huile de palme

Le Cameroun crée une plateforme nationale pour accompagner le développement durable de la filière huile de palme

29 July 2021

La République du Cameroun s'est engagée dans la gouvernance à long terme du développement durable de l'huile de palme avec une plateforme nationale.

Cameroon creates national platform to govern the sustainable development of palm oil

Cameroon creates national platform to govern the sustainable development of palm oil

29 July 2021

The Republic of Cameroon has committed to the long-term governance of the sustainable development of palm oil with a national platform.

Ghana launches Engagement Principles for cocoa sector

Ghana launches Engagement Principles for cocoa sector

23 July 2021

Accra: July 23, 2021 – The Ghana Forestry Commission is today launching “Engagement Principles for the Ghana Cocoa Forest REDD+ programme”. The Engagement Principles will guide how international companies work with national and...

Putting due diligence into the mix at Chatham House

Putting due diligence into the mix at Chatham House

22 July 2021

Proforest’s session on due diligence regulations and sustainable trade as part of Chatham House’s 31st Global Forum on Forest Governance was well attended, with over 120 people watching presentations and discussion about what mix...

Africa Palm Oil Initiative 2021 regional meeting: progress updates and looking ahead to COP26

Africa Palm Oil Initiative 2021 regional meeting: progress updates and looking ahead to COP26

15 July 2021

Sharing experiences, successes and lessons learned, and looking towards strengthening the investment case for Africa’s agricultural sector as an engine for sustainable growth.

Event: Tackling deforestation in supply chains

Event: Tackling deforestation in supply chains

21 June 2021

As part of Proforest’s production landscape programmes we are co-convening an event within Chatham House’s Global Forum on Forest Governance. The forum, July 12 – 13 online, aims to bring together stakeholders in the run up to CoP26, to discuss the impacts of forest governance reforms and consider the implications of these for future efforts to tackle climate change and biodiversity loss.

Human Rights Defenders: Guidance for Companies

Human Rights Defenders: Guidance for Companies

21 June 2021

Attacks on defenders working to address the negative environmental and human rights impacts of business are increasing across the globe. Human Rights Defenders can be individuals or organisations, such as campaigners, trade...

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