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Respecting Rights of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities in Landscape Initiatives

Respecting Rights of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities in Landscape Initiatives

21 March 2023

This guidance is a resource for planners and implementers of landscape initiatives and suggests practical approaches to ensuring IPLC participation in, or ownership of, decisions in landscape initiatives at various key steps.

Categories: Human Rights & Social Issues Landscapes

Company Landscape Engagement for Cocoa Sustainability

Company Landscape Engagement for Cocoa Sustainability

1 February 2023

The study aims to advance understanding of landscape and jurisdictional approaches as a key corporate strategy towards nature-positive businesses and to map the way forward to mobilise more private sector action and multi-stakeholder collaboration at scale.

Categories: Landscapes Cocoa

Company Landscape Engagement for Cocoa Sustainability: Progress and the Path Forward

Company Landscape Engagement for Cocoa Sustainability: Progress and the Path Forward

30 January 2023

This report explores why and how manufacturers, retailers, and traders are using landscape and jurisdictional approaches in cocoa production areas. The most prominent systemic issue companies seek to address using landscape...

Categories: Landscapes Cocoa

Guidance on Engagement Principles for the National Oil Palm Strategy and Action Plan of Liberia

Guidance on Engagement Principles for the National Oil Palm Strategy and Action Plan of Liberia

18 January 2023

Agriculture is the predominant source of livelihoods for over 70% of Liberia’s population. The government of Liberia has prioritised palm oil production as one of the most important industries for the future and there is interest from global companies who have committed to invest around USD 6 billion.

Categories: Production Landscape Programmes Landscapes Africa Palm oil

Engaging with Landscape Initiatives: A practical guide for supply chain companies in Indonesia

Engaging with Landscape Initiatives: A practical guide for supply chain companies in Indonesia

16 January 2023

This guide collates our learning on where and how supply chain companies can most effectively engage with these landscape initiatives to help meet their commitments, recognising the different roles and participation of other stakeholders in the process.

Categories: Production Landscape Programmes Supporting companies Landscapes Southeast Asia

Gender and social inclusion strategy for the Asunafo-Asutifi Production Landscape

Gender and social inclusion strategy for the Asunafo-Asutifi Production Landscape

21 December 2022

The objective is to promote gender and social inclusion actions in the identified Hotspot Intervention Areas (HIAs) in the Asunafo-Asutifi landscape in the Ahafo region of Ghana. This is to ensure a gender responsive forest landscape that gives equal voice, access, participation and influence for diverse women and men, mostly in the implementation of the ongoing Ghana Cocoa Forest REDD+ Programme (GCFPR) and other future natural resources projects and programmes in the landscape.

Categories: Production Landscape Programmes Landscapes Africa

Review and Analysis of Key Policies and Institutional Framework Governing Deforestation and Associated Social Issues in the Tree Crop Sector of Liberia

Review and Analysis of Key Policies and Institutional Framework Governing Deforestation and Associated Social Issues in the Tree Crop Sector of Liberia

20 December 2022

The overall aim of this study was to identify existing laws, policies and strategies on the cultivation of selected tree crops (cocoa, natural rubber, palm oil and timber) linked to deforestation, child labour, forced labour, land rights, and smallholder inclusion in Liberia.

Categories: Production Landscape Programmes Landscapes Africa

Landscape Reporting Framework

Landscape Reporting Framework

9 September 2022

Introducing a framework for companies to report on progress made in delivering positive impacts for people, nature and climate, within landscape initiatives.

Categories: Production Landscape Programmes Landscapes

Achieving inclusive governance in GCFRP implementation in Ghana

Achieving inclusive governance in GCFRP implementation in Ghana

4 May 2022

Lessons and Experiences in Setting up and the Functioning of Companies and Government Collaborations in the Asunafo-Asutifi Landscape Programme

Categories: Landscapes Africa

Private Sector Engagement in Sustainability Landscape Initiatives in Cameroon: Guidance on Engagement Principles

Private Sector Engagement in Sustainability Landscape Initiatives in Cameroon: Guidance on Engagement Principles

8 April 2022

Within the framework of our Production Landscape Programme, we have developed principles and guidance on how companies can engage with and collaborate on landscape initiatives.

Categories: Landscapes Africa

Policy & Governance Review Relevant to the Agro-commodity Production Landscape in Ghana

Policy & Governance Review Relevant to the Agro-commodity Production Landscape in Ghana

19 July 2021

This is part of a series of policy and governance reviews relating to the agro-commodity production landscapes of Ghana, Cameroon and Indonesia.

Categories: Landscapes Africa Palm oil Rubber Cocoa Timber

Aligning Company Sustainability Initiatives with Government Agenda on Peat Restoration

Aligning Company Sustainability Initiatives with Government Agenda on Peat Restoration

25 February 2021

This document is part of a series of Production Landscape Briefings, giving an introduction to working at a landscape scale.

Categories: Production Landscape Programmes Landscapes Southeast Asia