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
21 March 2016
The simple and user-friendly checklist approach aims to make it more accessible for smallholders and communities to address biodiversity conservation values through species inventories.
The Forest Integrity Assessment (FIA) tool is based on many years of experience and field trials in boreal, temperate and tropical forests in different parts of the world.
The methodology focuses on habitats as proxies for biodiversity rather than on the species themselves, using natural forest types and disturbance regimes little affected by large scale human activities as reference. The tool is designed for assessments of larger forest areas as well as for remnant forest patches in agricultural landscapes.
To find out more and to download the manual, visit the HCV Resource Network website.
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