Africa's third sustainable palm oil conference takes place in Accra
Today, close to 200 delegates came together for Africa’s third Sustainable Palm Oil Conference, hosted by the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) and Proforest , to discuss the urgent need for a long-term sustainable development plan for oil
palm production in Africa.
Proforest's own Abraham Baffoe kicked-off the conference with an opening speech, which was then followed by sessions covering topics such as the regional implementation of the 2018 RSPO Principles & Criteria; the role of financial institutions in promoting sustainable agriculture; how governments can mainstream sustainability; and opportunities to change the deforestation narrative in African palm oil producing countries.
Read the full press release here.