Women make up almost half the agricultural labour force in developing countries. In this special series of articles, we celebrate the inspiring female leaders who are striving for sustainable commodity production and equality in agriculture as active participants in the government-led National Commodity Platforms that we support.
With cocoa driving deforestation in Ghana, this new partnership expands on existing efforts, bringing the public and private sectors together to meet ambitions forest protection goals.
With the click of a button, companies buying pineapples from Costa Rica can now see if their suppliers are engaged in deforestation or not.
Sustainable commodities become possible when governments take the lead. We chat with Indonesian researcher, Eusebius Pantja Pramudya, about his recently published paper: “Friend or foe? The various responses of the Indonesian state to non-state sustainable palm oil initiatives”.
Since launching its National Fisheries Platform, Costa Rica has make important headway towards creating a sustainable industry for fishing large pelagics, such as tuna.
Exported to more than 50 countries, Peruvian coffee is famous for its high quality. But, despite its global popularity, this vital national industry faces many challenges.
Some of the world’s largest conservation, development and finance organizations, as well as government representatives from major producer countries, launch the Good Growth Partnership.

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7.6 million

hectares of tropical forest is lost globally every year


of global greenhouse gases are caused by deforestation

1.5 billion

people are living in smallholder households, reliant on agro-commodity production for their livelihoods


of global deforestation is linked to the production of just 4 commodities: soy, palm oil, beef, and paper and pulp

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