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From credits to credibility – a project developer’s perspective on forest carbon assessments
Partnerships for Forests needed a fast, flexible, and cost-effective methodology for assessing its forest carbon impacts. Here’s how it works.
Palms up for gender equality: the women leading the way in Ghana’s palm oil sector
To be truly sustainable, the growing sector must first be inclusive.
RLU named one of Indonesia’s greenest companies
RLU had its environmental credentials honoured for a second year running after it was voted one of Indonesia’s top 10 Green Companies for 2019.
Prosperous Forests: one of our most impactful, cost-effective and scalable climate solutions on the planet
– but how do we create them? New report showcases an emerging class of business, with real returns for people and planet
Eagle High commits 25 years of conservation funding in Central Kalimantan
The Indonesian palm oil plantation company becomes the second major client to make the transfer using Lestari Capital’s flagship Sustainable Commodities Conservation Mechanism (SCCM) – the ecosystem services marketplace that ties payments to quality results on the ground.
A Year in Latin America: what have we learned to date?
Partnerships for Forests recently celebrated one year of implementation in Latin America. To mark the occasion, our regional office has released a report featuring our key learnings from the period, with a series of recommendations for both entrepreneurs and investors in the climate-smart land use sector in Colombia and Brazil. Read the report (English |
How coffee can save Ethiopia’s forests
Partnerships for Forests and TechnoServe are working together to protect Ethiopia’s ecologically unique and biodiverse habitats while increasing the livelihoods of forest coffee farmers. “We were handed the forest by our parents, and we must preserve it,” says Amanuel Trefe (pictured above, right), before setting off into the Gabrebecho Forest in western Ethiopia’s Kaffa zone.
Invitation to Tender: Development of a business plan for Xingu Seeds Network Association
Palladium seeks to procure a consultancy company to develop a business plan to Associação Rede de Sementes do Xingu (“ARSX”), located in the Xingu region, North-eastern Mato Grosso State, Brazil. ARSX is a cooperative of indigenous groups, small farmers and urban collectors that collect and commercialize native seeds. A single organisation or consortium may submit
Climate-Smart Lending Platform: New partnership offers technology and data-driven solutions for climate-resilient agri-lenders and farmers in East Africa
Katowice, Poland Climate-Smart Lending Platform members, Financial Access Consulting Services B.V. (FACS) and F3 Life Limited have entered into a partnership with Partnerships for Forests to accelerate the provision of climate-smart loans to smallholder farmers in East Africa. Showcased today at the World Climate Summit 2018 – Investment COP in Katowice, Poland – which brought