Africa Palm Oil Initiative Regional Meeting 2017

Start date 12 Oct 2017 - 13 Oct 2017

Start timeTBC - TBC
Organised by: Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 and Proforest
Location: Libreville, Gabon

TFA 2020 Africa Palm Oil Initiative Regional Meeting brings together delegates from government, companies and civil society organisations from ten Central and West African palm oil producing countries to discuss how public-private collaboration with support from the civil society can help guide responsible palm oil development in Africa.

It allows partners to present specific opportunities for collaboration to the private sector, financial institutions, civil society and other organizations, who in turn can respond to these opportunities with the broader goal of supporting the implementation concerning the following work streams:

  • Share ideas and experiences on promoting deforestation-free supply chains as a vital element of better economic growth and making progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals
  • Update stakeholders on progress made in the TFA 2020 Partner countries
  • Promote training and Knowledge sharing on HCV, HCS, FPIC
  • Explore issues and challenges in the palm oil sector in the region
  • Strengthen national and regional partnerships for implementation of the Regional Accord which was signed at COP22 in Marrakesh, Morocco by seven African countries.

 

Africa Palm Oil Initiative Regional Meeting 2017

Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 and Proforest

12 Oct 2017 - 13 Oct 2017

Location: Libreville, Gabon

TFA 2020 Africa Palm Oil Initiative Regional Meeting brings together delegates from government, companies and civil society organisations from ten […]