MoU signed to restore the Tain II Forest Reserve in Ghana

The Ghana Forestry Commission, Form Ghana Ltd., Form International, the Berekum Traditional Council and the Berekum Municipal Assembly have today signed an MoU to undertake landscape restoration in and around the heavily degraded Tain II Forest Reserve in Ghana’s Brong Ahafo Region. The signing event took place at the Head Office of the Forestry Commission

Frameworks for Action to Eliminate Deforestation in Cocoa and Restore Forest Areas announced at the United Nations Climate Change Conference

The governments of Ghana and Ivory Coast, along with leading chocolate and cocoa companies, have today announced far-reaching joint Frameworks for Action to end deforestation and restore forest areas in these two top cocoa-producing countries. The governments and companies who have committed to the Frameworks represent an estimated eighty percent of global cocoa usage. The

Partnership for Productivity Protection and Resilience in Cocoa Landscapes launched at 2nd National REDD+ Forum in Ghana

Touton S.A. and partners have today signed an MoU to launch the Partnership for Productivity Protection and Resilience in Cocoa Landscapes (PPRCL). The signing event took place in Accra, Ghana alongside the 2nd National REDD+ Forum instituted by the Ghana Forestry Commission, and was attended by the President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo. Signatories

First call for concepts: Ideas wanted for innovative partnerships

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).