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Supporting multistakeholder initiatives

  • Supporting better governance in the Brazilian Cattle Sector

    Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and the Farmers Support Programme | 2013—ongoing

    Since 2012, Proforest has been working with partners and stakeholders in Brazil to develop a common vision of sustainability in the cattle value chain. In particular, we have worked closely with the B…

  • Fostering collaboration between forestry initiatives

    DFID | 2012—ongoing

    In the case of Cameroon, these initiatives include Reducing Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+); Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT); and public–private initiatives that aim …

  • Facilitating a public–private initiative

    TFA 2020 | 2014—ongoing

    Momentum is building internationally to reduce tropical deforestation associated with the production of agricultural commodities like palm oil, soy, beef, and pulp and paper. Together these are estima…

  • Assuring the quality of conservation assessments

    HCV Resource Network | 2013—ongoing

    The HCV approach has been widely incorporated into initiatives supporting the responsible production of forest products, palm oil, soy and sugar. More than nine sustainability certification schemes, 5…

  • Technical support to Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)

    RSPO | 2003—2014

    Proforest has provided technical support to the RSPO since its inception, and over the years we have developed a close relationship with the organisation and with a variety of actors along the palm oi…

  • Supporting RSPO National Interpretations

    Multiple partners | 2013—ongoing

    Countries have different legal requirements, such as minimum wages for workers, protected species legislation, and different social or cultural norms. To make sure the standards are appropriate, a nat…

  • Roundtable on Responsible Soy (RTRS) support

    RTRS | 2007—2012

    Over a four-year period, Proforest provided technical support to the Roundtable for Responsible Soy (RTRS), facilitating a multi-stakeholder process to develop RTRS standards for both responsible soy …

  • Certification system support for Bonsucro

    Bonsucro | 2011—2012

    Bonsucro approached Proforest for support in consolidating and enhancing a number of components of the certification scheme, and providing a technical backstopping function to the Bonsucro Secretariat…

  • Technical support to EU FLEGT initiative

    With EC, EFI and Partner Countries | 2005—ongoing

    Proforest has been at the forefront of developing FLEGT policies and assessing VPA components. We have developed guidance, provided technical support and training for the EU, partner country governmen…

  • REDD+ Social and Environmental Standards

    Care International and CCBA | 2009—ongoing

    Recognizing the growing awareness at both international and national levels of the need for effective social and environmental safeguards, the REDD+ Social & Environmental Standards Initiative (RE…