The Africa Sustainable Commodities Initiative: lessons on the transition from the Africa Palm Oil Initiative1 November 2023
The transition of the Africa Palm Oil Initiative (APOI) into the Africa Sustainable Commodities (ASCI) Initiative, mandated by 10 African governments at COP26, provides a useful case study in scaling up a multi-stakeholder initiative.
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Ten West and Central African countries commit to sustainable commodity production, with new Declaration signed at CoP27, November 9, 2022
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.
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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.
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Review and Analysis of Key Policies and Institutional Framework Governing Deforestation and Associated Social Issues in the Tree Crop Sector of Liberia20 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.
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A case study of the Asunafo-Asutifi Landscape in the Ahafo Region of Ghana
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Depuis 2009, le Cameroun est engagé dans la REDD+. La REDD+ est un processus qui permet de valoriser le rôle joué par la forêt dans la stabilisation du climat mondial à travers le stockage des gaz à effet de serre.
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Lessons and Experiences in Setting up and the Functioning of Companies and Government Collaborations in the Asunafo-Asutifi Landscape Programme
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Private Sector Engagement in Sustainability Landscape Initiatives in Cameroon: Guidance on Engagement Principles8 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.
Highlights of the last year: policy success, working on sustainability plans and getting back to fieldwork and training.
This is part of a series of policy and governance reviews relating to the agro-commodity production landscapes of Ghana, Cameroon and Indonesia.
This document is part of a series of Production Landscape Briefings, giving an introduction to working at a landscape scale.