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Commodities

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  • Certified tea is among the commodities to have experience strong market growth.

    Study reports double-digit growth in market performance of 'eco-labels'

    Private sector sourcing commitments are driving major market growth for sustainable commodities, according to the State of Sustainability Initiatives (SSI) Review 2014 published today by an alliance of international organisations.

    31 January 2014 | News | Food and agriculture
  • A batch of palm oil fruit bunches in Borneo. Demand for palm oil is set to double by 2030. (Photo: Rainforest Action Network)

    Reducing forest footprints

    The Reducing Forest Footprints project aimed to reduce incentives for deforestation and the forest footprint of agricultural commodities

    12 September 2013 | Project | Forests
  • Boys polish chairs for sale in the furniture market, Nampula, Mozambique.

    Introduction to locally-controlled forestry

    Worldwide, 1.3 billion people rely on forests for their food, energy and livelihoods. Forest-dependent communities are especially vulnerable to the effects of global forest losses. How can we support forest communities and ensure equitable and sustainable forest management?

    5 August 2013 | Article | Forests
  • A woman sells palm oil in a market in west Africa.

    Four actions to reduce the ‘forest footprint’ of commodities

    Consumer demand for palm oil is growing fast. How do we reduce the forest footprint of commodities like palm oil, and increase demand for ‘deforestation-free’ ones?

    18 March 2013 | Blog | Forests
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