Fifth regional meeting of the Africa Palm Oil Initiative announced

Fifth regional meeting of the Africa Palm Oil Initiative announced

23 August 2018

The next regional meeting of the Africa Palm Oil Initiative (APOI) will take place in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, 8-11 October

Supporting a sustainable sugar-based resin

Supporting a sustainable sugar-based resin

21 August 2018

An innovative use for sugarcane, assessed to a code of conduct jointly developed by Proforest, aims to make a positive impact on the world of fashion.

Human rights and labour issues workshops for oil palm producers in Guatemala

Human rights and labour issues workshops for oil palm producers in Guatemala

20 August 2018

Proforest and human rights specialists Ergon Associates have delivered a series of workshops for oil palm companies in Guatemala.

Bridging the gap: new coalition links soy buyers with on-the-ground initiatives to tackle deforestation

Bridging the gap: new coalition links soy buyers with on-the-ground initiatives to tackle deforestation

31 July 2018

The Soy Buyers Coalition, a collaboration between the Consumer Goods Forum, TRASE and Proforest, is the latest effort set out to prevent deforestation linked to soy production in Brazil.

Putting policy into practice: Musim Mas launches new implementation plan

Putting policy into practice: Musim Mas launches new implementation plan

26 July 2018

Musim Mas – one of the world’s leading integrated palm oil businesses – has published its new policy implementation plan.

Twifo Oil Palm Plantation, Ghana, achieves RSPO certification

Twifo Oil Palm Plantation, Ghana, achieves RSPO certification

15 July 2018

Twifo Oil Palm Plantations Ltd (TOPP) has achieved RSPO certification, a testament to their commitment to the production of sustainable palm oil.

Teaching Best Management Practices for oil palm cultivation in Ghana

Teaching Best Management Practices for oil palm cultivation in Ghana

9 July 2018

The second in a series of ‘Training the Trainers’ sessions took place in the Western region of Ghana last week.

A fruitful week for sustainable palm oil in Latin America

A fruitful week for sustainable palm oil in Latin America

21 June 2018

Proforest staff from around the globe recently joined our team in Cali, Colombia, for a week brimming with exciting new developments for the world of responsibly sourced palm oil in Latin America and beyond.

Helping palm oil producers and mills in Colombia to access credit.

Helping palm oil producers and mills in Colombia to access credit.

19 June 2018

Recently Proforest was commissioned by Colombia’s National Federation of Oil Palm Growers (Fedepalma) to produce a guide on how small, medium and large palm oil producers in Colombia can access financial instruments to fund activities along their supply chain.

Second draft of the RSPO Principles & Criteria now open for comments

Second draft of the RSPO Principles & Criteria now open for comments

12 June 2018

Facilitated by Proforest, the RSPO Principles and Criteria (P&C) review process enters its second public consultation phase, offering the chance to have your say on the content of the international standards for sustainable palm oil production.

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