Proforest is a unique, non-profit group. We support companies, governments, civil society and other organisations to work towards the responsible production and sourcing of agricultural and forest commodities.
At Proforest we’re passionate about helping people produce and source agricultural and forest commodities responsibly. That’s why we support companies throughout supply chains to have positive social and environmental outcomes in the places where commodities are produced.
Our work supports agricultural commodity production and sourcing that can deliver positive social and environmental outcomes. This means working with producers and supply chains to have positive impacts for the people and places where commodities are produced.
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Africa Sustainable Palm Oil: Getting it right from the start
Join us at a three-day forum to be held in Accra, Ghana on 28–30 September 2015.
Solidaridad West Africa and Proforest, with the support…
Boosting capacity for forest management auditing in Cameroon and Ghana
Thirty-nine new Lead Auditors qualified for Forest Stewardship Council Forest Management or Chain of Custody auditing.
Inaugural meeting for Africa Practitioners’ Network
The inaugural meeting of partners of the Africa Practitioners’ Network (APN) is to be held on Thursday 11th December in Accra, Ghana.
The APN was…
Successful inaugural meeting of Africa Practitioners’ Network
The inaugural meeting of the Africa Practitioners’ Network (APN) was held in Accra, Ghana on 11th December, attended by 25…
New partnership with Target announced
Proforest is partnering with Target to further understand the environmental and social impacts associated with the use of palm oil in their owned brand…
Congratulations to GOPDC on their RSPO certification!
Hard work by the Ghana Oil Palm Development Company pays off as the company achieves RSPO certification.
Proforest has been supporting…
New phase for Tropical Forest Alliance 2020
Proforest is to provide support to the Tropical Forest Alliance (TFA) 2020 Partnership to take forward its new Palm Oil Signature Initiative.
The TFA 2020…
Building capacity for HCV assessments in Latin America
First High Conservation Value Assessor Training Course is held in Guatemala
Working in partnership with WWF and Solidaridad, from 25–29 May 2015…
HCV and HCS – what’s the difference?
New briefing note from Proforest’s specialists explores the overlaps and differences between the two approaches.
The terms High Conservation Value (HCV) and High…
Benso Oil Palm Plantations achieves RSPO certification
Early member of the Sustainable West African Palm Oil Programme (SWAPP) is rewarded for their hard work and commitment.
Benso Oil Palm…
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