Projects

The Siak and Pelalawan Landscape Programme (SPLP)

The Siak and Pelalawan Landscape Programme (SPLP)

23 October 2020

Proforest, together with Daemeter as part of CORE, is supporting 8 palm oil sourcing companies in meeting their commitments of sourcing deforestation and exploitation free palm oil from the districts of Siak and Pelalawan, in...

Proforest pilots the Accountability Framework initiative (AFi) with oil palm and rubber companies in Ghana

Proforest pilots the Accountability Framework initiative (AFi) with oil palm and rubber companies in Ghana

21 October 2020

Proforest is facilitating understanding and application of the Accountability Framework among actors in government, NGOs and companies. In addition to exploring opportunities for alignment of national policy processes with the...

Understanding how companies can participate in Ghana

Understanding how companies can participate in Ghana

21 October 2020

When discussing their role in landscape initiatives, companies need to ensure they understand all governance structures and requirements around their role. In Ghana, numerous cocoa companies are working with the Ghana Cocoa-Forest...

Production Landscape Programme Africa - supporting supply chain companies

Production Landscape Programme Africa - supporting supply chain companies

19 October 2020

The Production Landscape Programme (PLP) is supporting supply chain companies in Ghana, Liberia and Cameroon to work effectively at the landscape level by aligning their actions and commitments on deforestation and other...

Working together for sustainable palm oil in Mexico

Working together for sustainable palm oil in Mexico

19 October 2020

In Mexico, Proforest is working with PepsiCo, Nestle, Oleopalma (a palm oil production company) and Femexpalma (the Mexican Federation of Oil Palm producers) on a sector-wide collaboration focused on making Mexico’s palm oil more...

Hydration and safer working conditions of sugar cane cutters

Hydration and safer working conditions of sugar cane cutters

19 October 2020

In Mexico, Proforest is working with Nestlé and BSM (Beta San Miguel) to support the hydration and safer working conditions of sugar cane cutters. BSM is the largest producer of sugar in Mexico with 11 mills that produce around 1...

Africa Practitioners Network – Strengthening understanding

Africa Practitioners Network – Strengthening understanding

19 October 2020

In West and Central Africa, agricultural and forest commodity production is rapidly expanding and there is growing interest in making production responsible. Capacity development is essential to address the lack of practical...

Benchmarking national legislation against voluntary certification schemes

Benchmarking national legislation against voluntary certification schemes

19 October 2020

Legal compliance is a vital first step to reducing forest loss and helping businesses meet their sustainability commitments. This programme promotes legal compliance as a first step to demonstrating compliance with national and...

Developing practical resources for HCVs management and monitoring

Developing practical resources for HCVs management and monitoring

19 October 2020

In 2018, Proforest facilitated the development of a practical resource for identifying HCVs in Malaysia: the Malaysian National Interpretation (MYNI) of the Common Guidance for the Identification of HCVs. In 2019 Proforest was...

Working with cocoa and chocolate companies through the World Cocoa Foundation

Working with cocoa and chocolate companies through the World Cocoa Foundation

2 September 2020

The World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) is a non-profit international membership organization whose vision is a sustainable and thriving cocoa sector. Under the Healthy Planet Pillar, WCF is leading the Cocoa & Forest Initiative (CFI)...

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