Publications

PES incentives for smallholders to avoid deforestation: lessons learned and factors for success

PES incentives for smallholders to avoid deforestation: lessons learned and factors for success

29 May 2019

Helen Cross and Willie McGhee | 2015 | SHARP

Payments for ecosystem services, or PES, projects are designed to provide incentives for people and organisations to protect environmental services in an area. 

This report reviews a...

Profiles of Palm Oil Company-Smallholder Working Arrangements

Profiles of Palm Oil Company-Smallholder Working Arrangements

28 May 2019

SHARP | 2015 | SHARP

These examples, with pros and cons of each, are intended to inform decisions of,

a) Palm oil Companies looking to:

Improve engagement with an existing smallholder supply base Expand or develop a new...

Visão geral da abordagem RSS

Visão geral da abordagem RSS

28 May 2019

SHARP | 2015 | SHARP

A abordagem RSS ajuda as empresas a se engajarem com pequenos produtores em suas bases de fornecimento para atingir dois objetivos.

Minimizar o risco de não atender a políticas básicas de compras...

RSS Overview & Field Guides

RSS Overview & Field Guides

28 May 2019

SHARP | 2015 | SHARP

Implementing the RSS framework is a five-step process:

Preparations and scoping Risk and needs assessment Developing an action plan Implementation and documentation Monitoring and review.

Download: ...

Visión y Guías de Campo del RSS

Visión y Guías de Campo del RSS

24 May 2019

SHARP | 2015 | SHARP

La implementación del marco RSS es un proceso que consta de cinco pasos:

Preparación y alcance Evaluaciones de riesgos y necesidades Desarrollo de un Plan de Acción Implementación y...

What is RSS?

What is RSS?

24 May 2019

SHARP | 2016 | SHARP

A growing number of retailers, manufacturers, processors and traders have made commitments to responsible sourcing of agricultural commodities. As a result, farmers and producers are increasingly being asked...

Drivers of social risk

Drivers of social risk

8 April 2019

Proforest | 2019 | Proforest

This document outlines some of the most common underlying conditions in which child labour, forced labour, inadequate health and safety, and land rights abuses and disputes are reported to occur in...

Moving towards sustainable production: the Africa Palm Oil Initiative impact report

Moving towards sustainable production: the Africa Palm Oil Initiative impact report

29 March 2019

Proforest | 2019 | Proforest

The Africa Palm Oil Initiative’s (APOI) vision is a prosperous palm oil industry which brings jobs and wealth to local communities in a way that is environmentally and socially sustainable and...

Gender and Social Inclusion Analysis of Customary Practices in Oil Palm Producing Areas and the Africa  Palm Oil Initiative process in Ghana

Gender and Social Inclusion Analysis of Customary Practices in Oil Palm Producing Areas and the Africa Palm Oil Initiative process in Ghana

26 March 2019

Afua Appiah | 2018 | Proforest

Gender considerations are essential in natural resource management. In Ghana’s palm oil-producing regions, women and men often have different rights and access, especially where customary laws on...

Africa Palm Oil Initiative briefing 6

Africa Palm Oil Initiative briefing 6

25 March 2019

Proforest | 2018 | Proforest

The Africa Palm Oil Initiative’s (APOI) vision is a prosperous palm oil industry which brings jobs and wealth to local communities in a way that is environmentally and socially sustainable and...

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