Proforest elected to ISEAL Stakeholder Council

Proforest elected to ISEAL Stakeholder Council

22 August 2017

We are pleased to announce that Proforest’s Africa Regional Director, Abraham Baffoe, will be representing Proforest on the ISEAL Stakeholder Council.

Success for Africa Practitioners Network alumni and partners

Success for Africa Practitioners Network alumni and partners

4 August 2017

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.

RSPO-endorsed training course to provide valuable practical experience to auditors in Ghana

RSPO-endorsed training course to provide valuable practical experience to auditors in Ghana

22 June 2017

This August, Proforest will be delivering its RSPO-endorsed Lead Auditor training course in Takoradi, Ghana.

Gabon RSPO National Interpretation wins approval

Gabon RSPO National Interpretation wins approval

3 April 2017

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 achieves RSPO certification

Norpalm Ghana achieves RSPO certification

30 January 2017

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.

Africa: the new palm oil frontier? Proforest joins the debate

Africa: the new palm oil frontier? Proforest joins the debate

7 December 2016

Proforest’s Africa Regional Director, Abraham Baffoe, joined a panel of experts to discuss palm oil development in Africa last month.

Marrakesh Declaration signed at COP22

Marrakesh Declaration signed at COP22

18 November 2016

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 to agree a Regional Accord for sustainable palm oil

Nine African countries to agree a Regional Accord for sustainable palm oil

29 September 2016

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.

Growing demand for APN-trained auditors

Growing demand for APN-trained auditors

4 May 2016

Auditors trained by the Africa Practitioner Network are increasingly in demand by certification bodies in West and Central Africa.

Highlights from the Africa Palm Oil Initiative’s Regional Workshop

Highlights from the Africa Palm Oil Initiative’s Regional Workshop

18 March 2016

Earlier this month nine countries came together at the Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 (TFA 2020) Africa Palm Oil Initiative Regional Workshop.

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