With a new career in cocoa, former cattle ranchers in the Amazon are quitting forest clearance and bringing biodiversity back to degraded pasture. Our latest case study shows how major players across the cocoa value chain are partnering to drive this dual revival of Brazil’s forests and its cocoa sector.
by Bruce Cabarle In late October, it was announced that we are 1000 days away from the deadline laid out in the 2014 New York Declaration on Forests under which nearly 200 countries, companies and communities pledged to end deforestation by 2020. Announcements this year suggest we are a long way away from being on
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 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