Teaching Best Management Practices for oil palm cultivation in Ghana

Teaching Best Management Practices for oil palm cultivation in Ghana

9 July 2018

The second in a series of ‘Training the Trainers’ sessions took place in the Western region of Ghana last week.

Working together to achieve a sustainable palm oil sector in Africa

Working together to achieve a sustainable palm oil sector in Africa

31 May 2018

The Fourth Regional Meeting of the Africa Palm Oil Initiative and the TFA 2020 General Assembly took place in Accra, Ghana, last month.

Supporting legal compliance with the Proforest Field App

Supporting legal compliance with the Proforest Field App

22 May 2018

A new series of legality guidance documents and brand-new Field Audit App bring together Proforest expertise to help deliver on national and international responsible sourcing commitments in West Africa.

Sprint to 2020: accelerating action to save our forests

Sprint to 2020: accelerating action to save our forests

10 May 2018

The global forest community will gather in Accra, Ghana, next week for four days of high level meetings addressing commodity-driven deforestation, convened by the TFA 2020 in collaboration with the Government of Ghana and Proforest.

Next regional meeting of the Africa Palm Oil Initiative announced

Next regional meeting of the Africa Palm Oil Initiative announced

14 March 2018

The fourth Regional Meeting of the TFA 2020 Africa Palm Oil Initiative will take place 17 May in Accra, Ghana

Tea and palm in East Africa: ensuring responsible production

Tea and palm in East Africa: ensuring responsible production

12 March 2018

Proforest recently visited Uganda and Rwanda to conduct HCV assessments and ensure the production of tea and oil palm is not occurring at the expense of the local environment and communities.

The Central African Republic develops national principles for sustainable palm oil

The Central African Republic develops national principles for sustainable palm oil

30 January 2018

Last week, the Central African Republic strengthened their commitment to the Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 (TFA 2020) Africa Palm Oil Initiative by organising a three-day national workshop on sustainable palm oil in the country.

Understanding ‘Deforestation-Free’ in the African context

Understanding ‘Deforestation-Free’ in the African context

23 November 2017

Last month, Proforest was in Mouila, Gabon for the Understanding Deforestation Free dialogue.

Highlights from Africa Palm Oil Initiative meeting in Gabon

Highlights from Africa Palm Oil Initiative meeting in Gabon

20 November 2017

Government, private sector, small producers and civil society from 15 countries gathered in Libreville, Gabon, last month for the third regional workshop of the TFA 2020 Africa Palm Oil Initiative.

Driving forward deforestation-free palm oil production in Africa

Driving forward deforestation-free palm oil production in Africa

4 October 2017

10 countries will meet in Gabon this week to plan for the next phase of the Africa Palm Oil Initiative, coordinated by Proforest.

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