press release: tfa 2020 africa palm oil initiative 5th

press release: tfa 2020 africa palm oil initiative 5th ...

Press Release: TFA 2020 Africa Palm Oil Initiative 5th ...

The Fifth Regional Meeting of the TFA 2020 Africa Palm Oil Initiative is a great opportunity to take stock of the progress of the national action plans, and of the real benefits, they bring to local and indigenous communities and the forest itself.

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seven african governments agree to protect over 70% of africa ...

Seven African Governments Agree to Protect Over 70% of Africa ...

The TFA 2020 Marrakesh Declaration for the Sustainable Development of the Oil Palm Sector in Africa is expected to be signed by the Governments of the Central African Republic, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Liberia, the Republic of Congo, and Sierra Leone at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP22) in Morocco today.

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pdf seven african governments agree to protect over 70% of africa ...

PDF Seven African Governments Agree to Protect Over 70% of Africa ...

The goal is to support the widespread implementation of responsible palm oil, as adopted in Marrakesh by national governments, to deliver real transformational change. The Africa Palm Oil Initiative (APOI) is a regional programme of the TFA 2020, a global partnership to remove deforestation from the supply chains of soy, beef, palm oil, and paper

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road to marrakesh: nine countries to agree a regional accord ...

Road To Marrakesh: Nine Countries To Agree A Regional Accord ...

The workshop will bring together representatives from the public and private sector, civil society and local groups as part of the Tropical Forest Alliance 2020's (TFA 2020) Africa Palm Oil Initiative. The Africa Palm Oil Initiative Regional Workshop is being organized by Proforest on behalf of TFA 2020 and in collaboration with the Government of Cote d'Ivoire, Solidaridad and REDD+ at the Tiama Hotel in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire.

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fifth regional meeting of the africa palm oil initiative ...

Fifth regional meeting of the Africa Palm Oil Initiative ...

The next regional meeting of the Africa Palm Oil Initiative (APOI) will take place in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, 8-11 October This fifth regional meeting of the APOI will draw on learning from previous meetings that have taken place across the continent, bringing the focus to the practical approaches to implementing the ambitious commitments made at the signing of the Marrakesh Declaration two years ago.

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launch of the tfa2020 africa palm oil initiative ...

Launch of the TFA2020 Africa Palm Oil Initiative ...

To celebrate the signing of the TFA 2020 Marrakesh Declaration and the launch of the Africa Palm Oil Initiative (APOI) , a cross-sector panel will speak about the importance of the Declaration. The APOI brings together nine Central and West African governments, as well as the private sector, civil society and indigenous and local peoples groups, in a commitment to make this key industry sustainable and responsible.

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guidelines for responsible production of palm oil developed ...

Guidelines for Responsible Production of Palm Oil Developed ...

The workshop, held in Accra, was part of the Tropical Forest Alliance (TFA) 2020 Africa Palm Oil initiative, which is developing a set of high level regional principles to guide palm oil development across the region.

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tfa 2020 africa palm oil initiative fourth regional meeting ...

TFA 2020 Africa Palm Oil Initiative Fourth Regional Meeting ...

In May 2018, 85 participants from over 20 different countries, gathered in Accra, Ghana, for the Fourth Regional Meeting of the Africa Palm Oil Initiative. Organised by Proforest on behalf of TFA ...

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africa palm oil initiative — home - proforest.net

Africa Palm Oil Initiative — Home - proforest.net

The Africa Palm Oil Initiative (APOI) is the first signature initiative of TFA 2020. What does the APOI do? The APOI's vision is a prosperous palm oil industry that 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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goverment commits to sustainable oil palm production | ghana ...

Goverment commits to sustainable oil palm production | Ghana ...

The government has reiterated its commitment to ensure that oil palm is produced sustainably in the country. The Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture, Dr Ahmed Yakubu Alhassan, speaking at the opening of a workshop on the Tropical Forest Alliance (TFA) 2020 Africa palm oil initiative, said the government was subsequently partnering the private sector to ensure that this was achieved.

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regional workshop held on sustainable oil palm production ...

Regional Workshop Held On Sustainable Oil Palm Production ...

Organised by Proforest, which is leading the Initiative on behalf of Tropical Forest Alliance (TFA) 2020, the workshop was held in collaboration with the Government through the Ministry of Food ...

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press release - ministerial forest event - cop 22 tues 15 ...

PRESS RELEASE - Ministerial Forest Event - COP 22 Tues 15 ...

PRESS RELEASE - Ministerial Forest Event - COP 22 Tues 15 November at 5.30pm ... Regional Platform for Sustainable Development of Oil Palm in Africa: The Africa Palm Oil Initiative (APOI), a signature initiative of the Tropical Forest Alliance 2020, is a platform for public private collaboration ...

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pruductivity improvement—key to the development of the oil ...

Pruductivity improvement—key to the development of the oil ...

It is important to note that the Government of Ghana, through MoFA, is a partner to the Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 (TFA 2020) program dubbed: 'The Africa Palm Oil Initiative' which seeks to build a partnership between governments and the private sector, supported by Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), to agree and implement a set of ...

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palm oil can be the next 'gold' for ghana - national accord ...

Palm oil can be the next 'gold' for Ghana - National Accord ...

The Head of Corporate Affairs, Unilever Ghana, Mr. Gabriel Opoku-Asare, has described the palm oil sub-sector as the next "gold" sector for the country if all key stakeholders collaborate to grow the sub-sector to meet the increasing global demand for sustainable palm oil. Speaking at the Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 Palm Oil Initiative Ghana Country […]

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time is running out to protect africa's forests - the ...

Time is running out to protect Africa's forests - The ...

The Marrakesh Declaration for the Sustainable Development of the Oil Palm Sector in Africa was developed under the umbrella of the Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 (TFA 2020) Africa Palm Oil Initiative.Ministers from countries representing nearly 70% of Africa's tropical forests signed the landmark agreement.

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ghana has more potential in palm oil | news ghana

Ghana has more potential in Palm oil | News Ghana

Speaking at the Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 Palm Oil Initiative Ghana Country Workshop held at the Best Western Hotel in Accra, he said the palm oil sector currently employs over 300,000 people ...

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liberia: civil society, communities to reduce deforestation ...

Liberia: Civil Society, Communities to Reduce Deforestation ...

Communities within the nine oil palm-affected counties formed three regions: western, southeastern and central-south regions; and proposed dates for the TFA 2020 awareness outreach in each of the regions. They also proposed organizing under one umbrella, at the national level, to ensure their active participation on national platforms

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ghana: demand for incease in oil palm production - african ...

Ghana: Demand for incease in oil palm production - African ...

The Ashanti Regional Director of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), Rev. John Manu, has called for investment in research to identify products that could be commercialised from oil palm, as the demand for the cash crop and allied products increase. "We've realised that there are a lot of products that can be made […]

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african govts agree to protect forests from unsustainable ...

African govts agree to protect forests from unsustainable ...

THE governments of seven African palm oil producing countries, representing more than seventy percent of Africa's tropical forest, have pledged to prioritise sustainable palm oil development with support from some of the world's largest producers, buyers and traders of palm oil. The TFA 2020 Marrakesh Declaration for the Sustainable Development of the Oil Palm Sector […]

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action oriented public-private partnerships to tackle ...

Action Oriented Public-Private Partnerships to Tackle ...

One example is the Africa Palm Oil Initiative, flagship initiative of the Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 (TFA 2020). Launched in 2014, the initiative supports the transition of the palm oil sector from being a driver of deforestation towards becoming a driver of long-term, low-carbon development in the West/Central Africa region.

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proforest-working together to achieve a sustainable palm oil ...

PROFOREST-Working together to achieve a sustainable palm oil ...

The fourth regional meeting of the Tropical Forest Alliance (TFA) 2020 Africa Palm Oil Initiative (APOI) took place in Accra, Ghana on 17 May 2018, organised by Proforest in collaboration with the Government of Ghana.

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accra to host africa's first top-level global forest confab

Accra To Host Africa's First Top-Level Global Forest Confab

Accra To Host Africa's First Top-Level Global Forest Confab. By MyJoyOnline MAY 14, 2018 GENERAL NEWS. Governments and forest actors are about to meet in Ghana to address commodity-driven deforestation, an issue that has risen in global prominence since many major food and consumer goods ...

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ghana to established oil palm regulatory board soon - ghana ...

Ghana to established oil palm regulatory board soon - Ghana ...

Plans are advanced to give approval to the establishment of a Regulatory Board for the oil Palm sub-sector, Dr Ahmed Yakubu Alhassan, Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture, has said. Speaking at Tropical Forest Alliance (TFA) 2020 Palm Oil Initiative second Ghana Country workshop, Dr Alhassan said ...

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west africa develops guidelines for responsible production of ...

West Africa develops guidelines for responsible production of ...

A set of guidelines to control the production of palm oil in some West Africa countries has been developed by participants at a workshop in Accra. The principles cover the policy and legal framework for governing oil palm development, sustainable environmental management and socio-economic concerns ...

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w/a best for oil palm plantaion - graphic online

W/A best for oil palm plantaion - Graphic Online

The West African sub-region, particularly Ghana, is said to present a new opportunity for large-scale palm oil production, the Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture in charge of crops, Dr Ahmed ...

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us$230m required to recover degraded forest reserves ...

US$230m required to recover degraded forest reserves ...

At a session of a conference on deforestation by Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 (TFA 2020) in Accra, Mr Baffoe, who disclosed this, observed that the government alone would not be able to raise the required amount, hence the need for the private sector to support the initiative.

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accra to host africa's first top-level global forest confab ...

Accra to host Africa's first top-level global forest confab ...

Press Release; Ghanaian Media ... The week will finish on 17 May with the Fourth Regional Meeting of the Africa Palm Oil Initiative (APOI). ... The work of the TFA 2020, such as the Africa Palm ...

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ghana to hosts top-level global forest conference

Ghana to hosts top-level global forest conference

The work of the TFA 2020, such as the Africa Palm Oil Initiative, is an important step towards this,' said Abraham Baffoe, Africa Regional Director of Proforest. Deforestation and forest degradation account for around 11% of global CO2emissions, which is more than the global transport sector.

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environmental sustainability archives - page 17 of 18 - the ...

Environmental Sustainability Archives - Page 17 of 18 - The ...

"M&S can't change the world of palm oil on its own. By teaming up with other big players in the industry through The Forum, we have additional leverage and can share best practice. Very simply, together we are stronger and can move faster to help create a more sustainable approach to production and consumption".

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two-thirds of global cocoa supply agree on actions to ...

Two-thirds of Global Cocoa Supply Agree on Actions to ...

As the global umbrella platform for public private collaboration on deforestation free commodities, TFA 2020 stands ready to support this effort, and to ensure it benefits from the experience and momentum of the Africa Palm Oil Initiative" — Marco Albani, Director, Tropical Forest Alliance 2020, and Executive Committee Member, World ...

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