Publications

SHARP: A Retrospective

SHARP: A Retrospective

27 August 2019

SHARP | 2019 | SHARP

SHARP was a multi-stakeholder partnership of organisations sharing an interest in supporting smallholders globally to produce commodity crops sustainably.

Through the SHARP partnership production and supply...

Baseline studies of successful models for sustainable smallholder development

Baseline studies of successful models for sustainable smallholder development

30 May 2019

SHARP | 2015 | SHARP

There are many models of smallholder production, ranging from independent farmers or cooperatives to large-scale schemes funded by governments or the private sector.

The baseline studies listed here review...

PES Project Directory

PES Project Directory

29 May 2019

SHARP | 2015 | SHARP

This document contains a directory of PES projects that have involved working with smallholders in tropical forest countries to protect watersheds, conserve biodiversity and minimise deforestation. This type...

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...

Smallholder engagement

Smallholder engagement

7 November 2016

Proforest | 2016 | Proforest

Many agricultural commodity supply chains rely on smallholder producers who are often poorly connected to markets and lack information, support and resources to implement change if their production...

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