We are pleased to announce that Proforest’s Africa Regional Director, Abraham Baffoe, will be representing Proforest on the ISEAL Stakeholder Council.
A partner company of the Africa Practitioners Network (APN) has recently achieved FSC Forest Management Controlled Wood and Chain of Custody Certification – a testament of how APN activities are leading to greater sustainability outcomes in the region.
This August, Proforest will be delivering its RSPO-endorsed Lead Auditor training course in Takoradi, Ghana.
The Gabon National Interpretation of RSPO Principles & Criteria (P&C), a process led by Proforest, has gained RSPO Board approval, marking an important step in making palm oil certification in Gabon more locally relevant and effective.
Norpalm Ghana Ltd, one of Ghana’s leading industrial palm oil companies, has achieved RSPO certification for its palm oil plantations, and associated smallholders and mills.
Proforest’s Africa Regional Director, Abraham Baffoe, joined a panel of experts to discuss palm oil development in Africa last month.
This week, at the UN climate conference COP22 in Marrakesh, ministers from seven African countries pledged to protect their tropical forests by shifting to sustainable palm oil production.
Nine African countries will gather in Côte d’Ivoire next week to discuss and agree a shared regional framework for the responsible production of palm oil in the region.
Auditors trained by the Africa Practitioner Network are increasingly in demand by certification bodies in West and Central Africa.
Earlier this month nine countries came together at the Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 (TFA 2020) Africa Palm Oil Initiative Regional Workshop.