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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. Photo: Mike Goldwater

    Introduction to supporting locally-controlled forestry

    IIED’s forest team works with partners in Africa, Asia and Latin America to improve the livelihoods of those who live in and around forests, as well as ensuring that those forests are managed in a fair and sustainable way

    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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