Proforest is a unique, non-profit group. We support companies, governments, civil society and other organisations to work towards the responsible production and sourcing of agricultural and forest commodities.
At Proforest we’re passionate about helping people produce and source agricultural and forest commodities responsibly. That’s why we support companies throughout supply chains to have positive social and environmental outcomes in the places where commodities are produced.
We help companies take action on responsible production and sourcing, both within and beyond their supply chains. Find out how.
We facilitate collaborations between companies, government, civil society and communities to achieve positive environmental and social outcomes. Find out how.
We build knowledge and capacity for responsible production and sourcing of agricultural commodities. Find out how.
Our work supports agricultural commodity production and sourcing that can deliver positive social and environmental outcomes. This means working with producers and supply chains to have positive impacts for the people and places where commodities are produced.
We work in Africa, Latin America and Southeast Asia, as well as internationally. Our regional and global team combines local expertise and a global network.
All members of the group voluntarily sign up to a commitment to re-invest any profit to continue the work of the group to advance our shared mission
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Proforest takes part in a number of industry and partner events in all our main regions, and shares new ideas and information that is available across the breadth of our work
We firmly believe in sharing our knowledge, whether new innovations or established best practice.
Proforest offers a wide range of workshops, courses and certificated programmes, combining a blended approach of delivery from online to face to face, fieldwork to webinars
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Proforest is leading the technical work in a new sustainable landscape programme launched today by PepsiCo. Agrovita is a three-year programme focused on PepsiCo’s supply chain for plantain, cocoa and palm production in the Tabasco and Chiapas regions in southern Mexico. PepsiCo and Proforest are focusing on agricultural and social factors within the landscape and communities.
Last week the Proforest team visited the Lebrija River basin in Colombia, as part of a landscape project to tackle the problems of deforestation and water management in palm oil production.
Interpretation of the Common Guidance for Management and Monitoring of HCV (“MYNI HCV Management and Monitoring”) Consultation
As part of the communications focus for 2020, national platforms from each APOI country have been working on how to highlight their work to a wider audience. The Edo State national platform has just released this newsletter to its...
As part of the communications focus for 2020, national platforms from each APOI country have been working on how to highlight their work to a wider audience.
Proforest will attend the Mexican Palm Congress and RSPO Latin American Conference, which will take place in Campeche, Mexico, from the 3rd to the 5th of March.
Second newsletter from the Africa Palm Oil Initiative's Ghana national platform
Each of the countries involved in the APOI has been deliberating on how to communicate their work, and as part of their communications plan the Ghana national platform has released a newsletter highlighting their role as a...
Proforest is attending the 17th Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RT17), which will take place in Bangkok, Thailand, 3-6 November.
Findings from the risk assessment will inform the development of a Tyson Foods Forest Protection Policy in 2020