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.
From Commitment to Implementation: The Africa Palm Oil Initiative Enters New Phase
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.
Seven African Governments sign the TFA 2020 Marrakesh Declaration for the Sustainable Development of the Oil Palm Sector in Africa
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.
‘Happily Overwhelmed’ by the Response to the Call for Concepts
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.
Testing our Assumptions: Early Learning on the Market for Sustainable Forest Investments
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.
Partnerships for Forests at Climate Week – Signalling our Ambition
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
Partnerships for Forests joins TFA2020 for climate action and sustainable land use event
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.
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).