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For a sustainable palm oil development Congo Basin WWF

To achieve sustainable palm oil development in the Congo Basin, WWF has developed a GHoA palm oil strategy. The aim of this strategy is to change the classic development patterns and supply chains towards sustainable development in the coming years, which will be crucial for the future of palm oil in the Congo Basin, which is still in its infancy.

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Can palm oil production in Africa be sustainable? Ensia

Mar 26, 2019· Indonesia, in the process, rose to become the third-largest contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), a partnership between stakeholders in the palm oil industry, such as producers, retailers and NGOs, was created over a decade ago to make the industry more environmentally and socially responsible.

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Africa Palm Oil Initiative Tropical Forest Alliance 2020

The Africa Palm Oil Initiative (APOI) is TFA 2020’s first Signature Initiative. Its goal is to help transition the palm oil sector in West and Central Africa to become a sustainable driver of long-term, low-carbon development in a way that is socially beneficial and protects the tropical forests of the region.

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LIBERIA: Sustainable palm oil production programme

An ecological oil palm cultivation programme is being developed in West Africa. The project, led by the NGO Solidaridad Liberia and the Dutch Embassy in Monrovia, aims to promote sustainable intensification and climate-friendly oil palm chain production.

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Gabon’s Palm Oil Project with Olam a Sustainable

Olam’s operations in Gabon is a model of sustainable palm oil which should be adopted by other African countries. The fact that it is now able to export palm oil to its neighbors should be celebrated as one meaningful step towards Africa’s sustainable future. If this is what a “black box” of palm oil looks like, well then, let there be

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Towards Sustainable Palm Oil in Africa Tropical Forest

Blog by: Ellen Griffiths, Proforest . The Tropical Forest Alliance Africa Palm Oil Initiative’s (APOI) vision is a prosperous palm oil industry which brings jobs and wealth to local communities in a way that is environmentally and socially sustainable and protects the rich tropical forests of the region.

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AFRICAN PALM OIL INDUSTRY MOVES FOR A SUSTAINABLE

RSPO & Proforest host the 3rd Sustainable Palm Oil Conference

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The Marrakesh Declaration: a practical framework

An introduction to the Africa Palm Oil Initiative and the TFA 2020 Marrakesh Declaration for the Sustainable Development of the Oil Palm Sector in Africa.

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cifor.org Sustainable development of the palm oil sector

palm oil sector is still in the early stages of development, there is a unique opportunity to heed the environmental repercussions of rapid expansion in Southeast Asia as motivation to advance sustainable development strategies and policies in African countries. Africa’s contribution to global palm oil

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Towards Sustainable Palm Oil in Africa Tropical Forest

Blog by: Ellen Griffiths, Proforest . The Tropical Forest Alliance Africa Palm Oil Initiative’s (APOI) vision is a prosperous palm oil industry which brings jobs and wealth to local communities in a way that is environmentally and socially sustainable and protects the rich tropical forests of the region.

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Sustainable palm oil in Africa: Local solutions to local

Land rights, Free Prior Informed Consent, and smallholder inclusion are important factors to consider in Africa’s sustainability debate. This is because much of the Fresh Fruit Bunch and Crude Palm Oil production is controlled by smallholders, yet their inclusion in the sustainable palm oil supply chain leaves much to be desired.

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African Palm Oil Industry Moves for a Sustainable Balance

Aug 21, 2019· Accra, GHANA Wednesday August 21, 2019: Close to 200 delegates came together today for Africa’s third Sustainable Palm Oil Conference, hosted by the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) and Proforest, to discuss the urgent need for a long-term sustainable development plan for oil palm production in Africa. As RSPO’s presence increases with certified members in over

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Palm oil risk to Africa as prospectors eye swaths of land

Jan 15, 2015· Companies are also betting on an explosion in demand from the European Union for palm oil as a sustainable fuel, and Africa is the closest palm in the hope of generating jobs and development.

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Sustainable palm oil in Africa: Local solutions to local

Land rights, Free Prior Informed Consent, and smallholder inclusion are important factors to consider in Africa’s sustainability debate. This is because much of the Fresh Fruit Bunch and Crude Palm Oil production is controlled by smallholders, yet their inclusion in the sustainable palm oil supply chain leaves much to be desired.

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Palm Oil Solidaridad Network

Cocoa and oil palm farmers in West Africa can expect a boost in their crop yields and incomes as Solidaridad launches the second phases of two innovative programmes. The Cocoa Rehabilitation and Intensification Programme (CORIP II) and the Sustainable West Africa Oil Palm Programme (SWAPP II) will continue to improve farm-level and processing

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Speakers « Africa Sustainable Palm Oil Conference

Programme Manager, Oil Palm Ghana, Solidaridad Rosemary Addico works for Solidaridad West Africa as the Oil Palm Program Manager for Ghana. She is a member of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) Ghana National Interpretation Task Force and RSPO Smallholder Working Group. She has a wide range of experience working with smallholder farmers.

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Is a sustainable palm oil industry possible in Africa? RFI

Is a sustainable palm oil industry possible in Africa? if palm oil production in Africa is to be sustainable. UNDP launches 2015 report on links between work and human development

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Olam is first in Africa to achieve RSPO certification for new oil palm plantation development. Olam International (“Olam”) has crossed a significant milestone after its first palm plantation went from being the first in Africa to receive the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil[1] (“RSPO”) New Planting Procedure verification to also becoming the first-ever new development in Africa to

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TFA2020 Africa Palm Oil Initiative (APOI) RT14 RSPO

TFA2020 Africa Palm Oil Initiative tfa2020.0rg 7 TFA’s vision is for a prosperous palm oil industry which brings jobs and wealth to local communities but which is environmentally and socially sustainable and protects the rich tropical forest of the region “Transitioning the palm oil sector in Africa to a

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Palm Oil WWF

To deliver a sustainable palm oil industry, WWF is working globally to deliver impact across palm oil producing regions in South East Asia, Central and West Africa, and Central and South America through a number of interventions.

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Is a sustainable palm oil industry possible in Africa? RFI

Is a sustainable palm oil industry possible in Africa? if palm oil production in Africa is to be sustainable. UNDP launches 2015 report on links between work and human development

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olam-palm-gabon-leads-africas-sustainable-plantation

Olam is first in Africa to achieve RSPO certification for new oil palm plantation development. Olam International (“Olam”) has crossed a significant milestone after its first palm plantation went from being the first in Africa to receive the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil[1] (“RSPO”) New Planting Procedure verification to also becoming the first-ever new development in Africa to

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TFA2020 Africa Palm Oil Initiative (APOI) RT14 RSPO

TFA2020 Africa Palm Oil Initiative tfa2020.0rg 7 TFA’s vision is for a prosperous palm oil industry which brings jobs and wealth to local communities but which is environmentally and socially sustainable and protects the rich tropical forest of the region “Transitioning the palm oil sector in Africa to a

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Palm Oil WWF

To deliver a sustainable palm oil industry, WWF is working globally to deliver impact across palm oil producing regions in South East Asia, Central and West Africa, and Central and South America through a number of interventions.

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Africa Palm Oil Initiative: balancing economic development

Aug 16, 2019· As with the national workshops, this event enabled participants to build a shared understanding of TFA 2020 and APOI and to develop a framework for a set of regional principles for sustainable palm oil development in Africa including a timeline for reaching a regional agreement.

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Palm oil is unavoidable. Can it be sustainable?

Benin Palm oil is an ancient staple in West Africa, and its origins are artisanal rather than industrial. In Benin most palm oil is still produced by women for domestic use. The fruit is boiled

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Sustainable Palm Oil Palm Oil Consumers Action

Sustainable palm oil respects the rights of native land owners globally. Land rights of natives in Borneo, Indonesia, South America and Africa are being trampled on by industrial plantations. Sustainable palm oil respects the rights of natives who have lived on these lands. 4. Sustainable palm oil takes care of our water quality.

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Social and environmental impact of palm oil

Palm oil, produced from the oil palm, is a basic source of income for many farmers in South East Asia, Central and West Africa, and Central America.It is locally used as a cooking oil, exported for use in many commercial food and personal care products and is converted into biofuel.

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Seven African Governments Agree to Protect Over 70%

Geneva, Switzerland, 16 November 2016 The governments of seven African palm oil producing countries, representing over 70% of Africa’s tropical forest, will today declare 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.

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Elaeis guineensis

Elaeis guineensis is a species of palm commonly just called oil palm, but also sometimes African oil palm or macaw-fat. It is the principal source of palm oil.It is native to west and southwest Africa, specifically the area between Angola and The Gambia; the species name guineensis refers to the name for the area, Guinea, and not the modern country which now bears that name.

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What 2018 has in store for sustainable palm oil News

Mar 07, 2018· Darrel Webber, chief executive officer of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), heads the industry association’s global effort to break the link between palm oil—an increasingly in-demand commodity—and environmentally

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Sustainable palm oil and conservation in Cameroon

ZSL is therefore working to demonstrate that Cameroon, one of the most biodiverse countries in Africa and a new frontier for oil palm expansion, can develop a sustainable palm oil industry, avoiding negative environmental impacts.

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Palm oil production, good or bad for Africa?

Unsustainable palm oil industry practices—the result of large-scale land acquisitions (LSLA) across Africa's tropical belt—have resulted in a number of social and environmental concerns. Sonni Nyumah, palm oil market seller, Liberia. Image credit Flickr user Hodag (CC). Palm oil is one of the

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The Search for Sustainable Palm Oil Rainforest Alliance

Aug 05, 2019· The coalition aims to promote the use of more sustainable palm oil and advocate for leading trading and manufacturing companies to build sustainability principles into their business operations. Until 2018, there was very little engagement in palm oil sustainability among companies in

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What 2018 has in store for sustainable palm oil News

Mar 07, 2018· Darrel Webber, chief executive officer of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), heads the industry association’s global effort to break the link between palm oil—an increasingly in-demand commodity—and environmentally

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The Search for Sustainable Palm Oil Rainforest Alliance

Aug 05, 2019· The coalition aims to promote the use of more sustainable palm oil and advocate for leading trading and manufacturing companies to build sustainability principles into their business operations. Until 2018, there was very little engagement in palm oil sustainability among companies in

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Palm oil is unavoidable. Can it be sustainable?

Benin Palm oil is an ancient staple in West Africa, and its origins are artisanal rather than industrial. In Benin most palm oil is still produced by women for domestic use. The fruit is boiled

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Sustainable palm oil and conservation in Cameroon

ZSL is therefore working to demonstrate that Cameroon, one of the most biodiverse countries in Africa and a new frontier for oil palm expansion, can develop a sustainable palm oil industry, avoiding negative environmental impacts.

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The Congo Basin: palm oil's next frontier CIFOR Forests News

Africa’s contribution to global palm oil supplies declined from 77 percent in 1961 to less than 4 percent in 2014, as the crop boomed in Malaysia and Indonesia. But many of the Congo Basin’s most forested countries are dreaming big. Cameroon aims to double palm oil production by 2035, and Gabon has ambitions of becoming a leading exporter.

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Obaseki tasks stakeholders on shared commitment

3 天前· The governor said this at Africa’s third Sustainable Palm Oil Conference, hosted by the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) and Proforest, in Ghana, to discuss the long-term sustainable

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Palm oil production, good or bad for Africa?

Unsustainable palm oil industry practices—the result of large-scale land acquisitions (LSLA) across Africa's tropical belt—have resulted in a number of social and environmental concerns. Sonni Nyumah, palm oil market seller, Liberia. Image credit Flickr user Hodag (CC). Palm oil is one of the

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Sustainable development of the palm oil sector in the

Sustainable development of the palm oil sector in the Congo Basin: The need for a regional strategy involving smallholders and informal markets Key messages The Congo Basin is rich in biodiversity and stores an estimated 25% 30% of the world s tropical forest carbon stocks.

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Seven African countries pledge to protect their tropical

As the official coordinator of the APOI, UK-based NGO Proforest helped lead the process that culminated in a set of principles for sustainable oil palm development in West and Central Africa that

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Palm Oil Croda

Since 2009 we have been the voice in driving industry transformation to certified sustainable palm oil (CSPO). The 14 Croda manufacturing sites that handle 99% of our palm derivatives, are RSPO certified, this includes our Sederma business and our sun care and biopolymer manufacturing site in Ditton, UK.

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Seven African Governments Agree to Protect Over 70%

Geneva, Switzerland, 16 November 2016 The governments of seven African palm oil producing countries, representing over 70% of Africa’s tropical forest, will today declare 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.

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Marrakesh Declaration signed at COP22 — Home

The Governments of the Central African Republic, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Liberia, the Republic of Congo and Sierra Leone publicly signed the Marrakesh Declaration for the Sustainable Development of the Oil Palm Sector in Africa at the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Marrakesh.

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Deforestation briefing: Sustainable palm oil solution

While the high carbon stock approach methodology will help companies implement no-deforestation commitments in Indonesia's fragmented landscapes, it is ill-suited to help in densely forested Africa, where most new palm oil development is now occurring. According to a new report from the World Resources Institute, expanding palm oilplantations in Liberia and Sierra Leone will

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Stakeholders discuss innovations to sustain oil palm

3 天前· About 200 delegates in the oil palm industry across the continent have convened in Accra for the third Sustainable Palm Oil Conference, hosted by the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) and Proforest, to discuss the urgent need for a long-term sustainable development plan for oil palm production in Africa.

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