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
A week of capacity building and knowledge-sharing on the responsible sourcing and production of agricultural commodities, ensuring our work leads to positive impact on the ground.
Healthy soils are essential for agriculture, ensuring food security and decent livelihoods for smallholder farmers and the local community. With the increasingly stressful consequences of climate change, there is more need to implement practices that improve the health of soils so that they are resilient and can withstand extreme weather events, maintaining crop yields even in increasingly difficult conditions.
This four minute film looks at how downstream, midstream and upstream companies are using the NDPE IRF as a universal, shared language to understand what is required to deliver NDPE commitments, monitor progress, identify action and drive improvement.
Five years of progress with implementing the Marrakesh Commitment on Responsible Oil Palm Development in Africa.