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 |
Palladium seeks an Auditor to conduct the 2019 annual audit of the Partnerships for Forests programme. The publicly available Invitation to Tender (“ITT”) contains the Terms of Reference (“TOR”), the technical and financial selection criteria and the conditions of tender. Also available are the standard contract templates (subcontract agreement for contracting an organisation, and consultant agreement for contracting an
Palladium seeks to procure a consultancy company to develop a Sales and Marketing Strategy for COOPAVAM a Brazil nut processing cooperative in Northwest Mato Grosso State in Brazil. The objective is to develop a Sales and Marketing Strategy to enhance COOPAVAM’s ability to reach external markets and deal more effectively with more complex demands.
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.
Palladium seeks to procure a consultancy company to develop Indigenous Environmental & Territorial Management Plans (PGTA), in four Indigenous Lands in Northwest Mato Grosso State, and Rondônia State, Brazil. The objective is to consolidate and expand the environmental impact Coopavam (a Brazilian rural settlers’ Cooperative) generates through the sustainable purchase of Brazil Nuts from these
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
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
Bali, Indonesia On October 10, Lestari Capital launched the Sustainable Commodities Conservation Mechanism (SCCM) – an innovative new financial mechanism to meet the demand for forest protection and restoration – with global agribusiness company Cargill as a first client. Cargill has committed 25 years of funding through the mechanism to support Nanga Lauk community forestry
Procurement for an Auditor Palladium seeks to procure an Auditor to conduct audits on a number of Grants between 2018 and 2020, so as to verify that recipients of Partnerships for Forests grant funds have expended those funds in accordance with the terms of their Grant Agreements. The procurement will consist of 4 Lots and
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