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Apical and Setara Jambi building capacity through an RSS programme

Published 14 Nov 2018

In 2017 Apical launched a project to pilot the use of the RSS framework with mills in its supply base in Siak District, Riau Province on the island of Sumatra. Apical is working with Proforest, Daemeter Consulting and implementation partner Yayasan Setara Jambi to roll out this project at one of their key supplying palm oil mills. The mill company PT TKWL has recognised the potential value in this project to help them to establish good relationships with independent smallholders, which in turn, benefits both parties.

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RSS in action across a landscape of small sugar planters in Philippines

Published 09 Nov 2018

Over the past two years Nestlé has been supporting a multi-stakeholder programme based on the SHARP Responsible Sourcing from Smallholders (RSS) framework in Negros Occidental, the Philippines’ largest sugar-producing region.

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Engaging smallholder rubber producers in South Sumatra using the RSS framework

Published 06 Nov 2018

SNV has successfully applied the SHARP Responsible Sourcing from Smallholders (RSS) as a framework for smallholder engagement and support by Indonesian crumb rubber production company Kirana Megatara in the Sembilang-Dangku landscape of South Sumatra.

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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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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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