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Lessons learned from smallholder payment schemes

Published 21 Apr 2015

Using cash payments to incentivise smallholders to protect forests can create risk, and it may be more effective to provide incentives and compensation in the form of secure land tenure, enterprise support and other non-cash inducements. This is one of the findings of a review commissioned by SHARP to investigate factors that affect the long-term success of projects targeted at encouraging smallholders and other community members to minimise deforestation.

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Ideas for achieving deforestation-free agriculture

Published 13 Mar 2015

NGO and SHARP partner SNV has published a report which explores the potential for agricultural commodity certification schemes to end deforestation associated with agriculture. The report (in English) is available to download here.

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SHARP Annual Review 2014 published

Published 05 Mar 2015

The SHARP Annual Review 2014 has been published by the SHARP secretariat and is available to read and download as a high resolution file here (3 MB) or as a smaller, low resolution file here (600 KB).

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Latin American groups share experiences

Published 27 Feb 2015

SHARP organised a series of meetings between company and organisation representatives from Latin America in September 2014 to share experiences and learn different approaches in working with smallholders in palm.

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SHARP pioneers HCV tool for smallholders

Published 27 Feb 2015

SHARP and the HCV Resource Network piloted an innovative new approach in 2014: the simplified HCV approach for smallholders.

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