A coalition of industry and non-governmental organisations has released a new and unified global methodology for conserving natural forests and identifying lands for responsible commodity production.
The long-term vision of the TFA 2020 APOI is to deliver real impact on the ground by supporting national governments to implement the principles endorsed in Marrakesh. Now, the TFA 2020 APOI has secured the funding and support needed to enter the implementation phase to deliver on the commitments.
The governments of seven African palm oil producing countries have made a joint pledge to prioritize sustainable palm oil development with support from some of the world’s largest producers, buyers and traders of palm oil.
The response from the first call for concepts validates a significant demand in the market for partnerships that can catalyse sustainable investments, as well as a sizeable appetite for incubating those partnerships to become viable businesses.
Over our inception phase we spoke to a wide range people, from private, public and community sectors, to test our ideas and get insights into how we can help create shared value across all the projects we support in our Forest Partnerships.
Blog: Bruce Cabarle – Team Leader As this year’s climate week in New York nears its close, it’s time to reflect on the takeaways for the sustainable land use agenda and what that means for those of us active in the nexus between climate change and forests. Recent developments confirm that we are at the cusp
As part of Climate Week in New York City, Partnerships for Forests is joining the Tropical Forest Aliance 2020 for a forum on jurisdictional leadership for climate-positive land use.
Partnerships for Forests has opened its first call for concepts. The call is focussed on building sustainable supply chains for cocoa, palm oil, rubber and fuelwood/timber in West and Central Africa (focussing on Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Ghana and Liberia).