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Palm oil

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  • 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
  • People paddle in dugout canoes past a forest in Cameroon.

    African land solutions: making the resource blessing a reality

    Lessons need to be learned to transform the African ‘resource curse’ into a ‘resource blessing’ and to mitigate against the negative impacts of large land-based investments on the continent.

    1 November 2012 | Blog | Land acquisitions and rights
  • A girl studies under the light of a rechargeable solar lamp

    Improving people’s access to sustainable energy

    1.3 billion people have no electricity and 2.7 billion people do not have clean and safe access to energy for cooking. This means that around 40% of the world’s population breathe in toxic smoke created when burning charcoal, wood, coal or animal waste to cook their food.

    26 October 2012 | Project | Energy
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