Supporting climate change mitigation through supply chain action on deforestation: work starts in Peru15 October 2021
A milestone in our project funded by IKI (International Climate Initiative of the German Environment Ministry), linking no-deforestation supply chains and national climate mitigation initiatives in Ghana, Côte D’Ivoire and Peru.
Siak and Pelalawan districts in Indonesia encompass a rich geography: dense forests, expansive plantations, peat bog plains and alluvial rivers. The Siak River is recognised as the deepest river in Indonesia and is therefore vital...
Accra: July 23, 2021 – The Ghana Forestry Commission is today launching “Engagement Principles for the Ghana Cocoa Forest REDD+ programme”. The Engagement Principles will guide how international companies work with national and...
Proforest’s session on due diligence regulations and sustainable trade as part of Chatham House’s 31st Global Forum on Forest Governance was well attended, with over 120 people watching presentations and discussion about what mix...
Proforest is leading the technical work in a new sustainable landscape programme launched today by PepsiCo. Agrovita is a three-year programme focused on PepsiCo’s supply chain for plantain, cocoa and palm production in the Tabasco and Chiapas regions in southern Mexico. PepsiCo and Proforest are focusing on agricultural and social factors within the landscape and communities.
Last week the Proforest team visited the Lebrija River basin in Colombia, as part of a landscape project to tackle the problems of deforestation and water management in palm oil production.
Proforest builds on landscape work in Africa and Latin America with new three year programme, supported by IKI
This discussion paper proposes an initial framework and outline for integrating and safeguarding human rights as part of landscape programme design and implementation and is also an invitation to interested parties to provide further input and pilot elements of the proposed framework.