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Responsible rubber production support in Cameroon for SDCC

Responsible rubber production support in Cameroon for SDCC

1 November 2020

Proforest is supporting Société de Développement du Caoutchouc Camerounais S.A. (SDCC) to implement responsible environmental and social practices for its plantations, namely Sud Cameroon Hevea S.A. (Sudcam) and Hevea Cameroon...

Applying the FSC Principles & Criteria for responsible rubber production (Nigeria (Socfin) and Cameroon (Hevecam)

Applying the FSC Principles & Criteria for responsible rubber production (Nigeria (Socfin) and Cameroon (Hevecam)

1 November 2020

Proforest provides technical support to several companies to meet certification requirements across various commodities. Two examples in the rubber sector include baseline assessments and certification action planning for Socfin...

Evaluation of the FLEGT/VPA Legality Assurance Scheme

Evaluation of the FLEGT/VPA Legality Assurance Scheme

1 November 2020

The VPAs are bilateral agreements between producing countries and the EU that sets out the commitments and actions of both parties to tackle illegal logging. In 2009, Ghana signed a VPA with the EU and committed to developing the...

HCV assessments for forestry companies

HCV assessments for forestry companies

1 November 2020

In 2010, Proforest conducted HCV assessments for three large-scale forest products companies in Ghana (Samartex Timber & Plywood Limited, John Bitar Company Limited and Logs & Lumber Limited), as an important component of the...

Supporting smallholders and mills to achieve Bonsucro certification in Mexico

Supporting smallholders and mills to achieve Bonsucro certification in Mexico

24 October 2020

In Mexico, Proforest is working with PepsiCo, Bonsucro, Peterson and Grupo Azucarero Mexico (GAM), to foster collaboration on sustainable sugar cane. GAM is a large sugar-producing company, operating four mills across the country....

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...

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