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Parliament of Ghana Enacts Tree Crops Regulation L12471

Parliament of Ghana Enacts Tree Crops Regulation L12471

31 January 2024

Parliament of Ghana has passed LI2471 to fortify the Tree Crop Development Authority’s (TCDA) operations.  The TCDA, was established in 2020 to regulate and develop tree crop sectors such as oil palm, cashew, coconut, rubber,...

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Proforest Africa Marks a Decade of Positive Impact on People, Nature and Climate

Proforest Africa Marks a Decade of Positive Impact on People, Nature and Climate

13 December 2023

Proforest Africa celebrates 10 years of transformative contributions to responsible sourcing and production, promoting sustainable landscapes and facilitating multistakeholder engagements.

Proforest works with companies, private...

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Bringing global companies and producer initiatives together - lessons learned and next steps

Bringing global companies and producer initiatives together - lessons learned and next steps

27 October 2023

Lessons learned from our 3 year IKI-funded programme. Originally published on the IKI website October 26th 2023

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Proforest and ASCI at #AfricaClimateWeek

Proforest and ASCI at #AfricaClimateWeek

24 August 2023

Please join us at a side event: “Learning to Build Better Food Systems through the Africa Sustainable Commodities Initiative – a regional multi-stakeholder platform in West & Central Africa”

 

Date: Wednesday, September 6

Time: 3.30pm – 4.30pm local time

Location: Mount Nimba Room, Africa Climate Summit

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San Pedro stakeholders validate the sustainable landscape management and investment plan, Côte d’Ivoire

San Pedro stakeholders validate the sustainable landscape management and investment plan, Côte d’Ivoire

18 August 2023

The sustainable management and investment plan for the San Pedro landscape has been validated at a workshop in July 2023, organised by Proforest and the landscape coalition.

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Proforest Supports Participatory Land Use Planning in Liberia

Proforest Supports Participatory Land Use Planning in Liberia

13 July 2023

Land use planning has been acknowledged as an urgent development strategy in Liberia that can address overlapping concessions, establish customary land rights, and direct wise economic development.

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Walmart Foundation adds to funding for Proforest’s work in Asunafo Asutifi cocoa landscape

Walmart Foundation adds to funding for Proforest’s work in Asunafo Asutifi cocoa landscape

14 June 2023

Proforest Initiative Africa has secured a grant from the Walmart Foundation to implement a project: ‘Building a deforestation-free climate and climate-resilient cocoa landscape’ in the Asutifi South Sub- Hotspot Intervention Area (HIA) in the Ahafo Region. Key activities of the nearly $1 million grant will help advance priorities outlined in the Asunafo-Asutifi HIA Management Plan, produced in collaboration with key stakeholders.

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Updating 1968 forest law in Edo State, Nigeria - Investment in training and capacity building for the Africa Sustainable Commodities Initiative

Updating 1968 forest law in Edo State, Nigeria - Investment in training and capacity building for the Africa Sustainable Commodities Initiative

7 June 2023

Edo State is today launching a new Forestry Commission, dedicated to ending deforestation and actively restoring degraded forests across Edo State in Nigeria. Proforest has supported this initiative with the government of Edo State and the Edo State Oil Palm Programme as a member of the Africa Sustainable Commodities Initiative, signed by the Federal Government at CoP27.

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The Africa Sustainable Commodities Initiative celebrates key milestones and achievements

The Africa Sustainable Commodities Initiative celebrates key milestones and achievements

3 April 2023

A commemorative publication for the launch of the Africa Sustainable Commodities Initiative is published today. It marks key milestones and achievements of the ten member countries in West and Central Africa to establish responsible production of agricultural commodities that protect forests, nature and livelihoods.

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Linking ‘no deforestation’ supply chains and national climate mitigation initiatives

Linking ‘no deforestation’ supply chains and national climate mitigation initiatives

23 March 2023

The IKI supports capacity building within the framework of the Asunafo-Asutifi Landscape Programme in Ghana.

 

Proforest’s Production Landscape Programme encompasses several initiatives and programmes including the Linking ‘no deforestation’ supply chains and national climate mitigation initiatives programme, supported by the International Climate Initiative (IKI). 

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