RSS to identify issues in smallholder rubber production

Published 16 Jun 2016

As previously reported SHARP’s Regional Focal Point SNV has been working on a model for improving smallholder management of natural rubber production. They have now introduced the RSS framework to add value to this programme.

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The smallholder Investment Case

Published 16 Jun 2016

The Global Landscapes Forum organised an event to explore ‘The Investment Case’ for sustainable landscapes in London on 6 June, bringing together experts from the financial services industry with the corporate sector, government and academia to discuss investment in sustainable landscapes. The SHARP Secretariat has produced a summary of messages and lessons from the perspective of the SHARP partnership.

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SHARP agrees new strategy

Published 05 Apr 2016

SHARP has a new strategy to guide the next phase in development of the partnership. This builds on the achievements and learning to date, setting out the SHARP approach, roles and responsibilities within the partnership and a theory of change to realise its strategic objectives. These objectives remain unchanged, but the role of SHARP is now more tightly framed around three themes:

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Learning with SHARP Regional Focal Points

Published 08 Mar 2016

Through 2015 Regional Focal Points (RFPs) have been leading the field implementation of the SHARP Responsible Sourcing from Smallholders (RSS) framework and simplified High Conservation Value (HCV) approach for smallholders. In January they met for two days in The Hague to capture and consolidate lessons from this formative experience. They were hosted by SNV and joined by staff from the Proforest Responsible Sourcing team, the HCV Resource Network and IDH. Here are their key conclusions:

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Webinar held on sugarcane smallholders

Published 01 Jun 2015

Smallholder development in the sugar sector was discussed in a recent webinar organised by Innovation Forum with speakers from Solidaridad, Oxfam and Fair Trade. The main conclusions were:

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