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Register Now - Virtual Independent Smallholders Dialogue 2022

As the RSPO Secretariat continues to adapt to the COVID-19 situation globally while recognising the vital need to continue convening stakeholders, we are pleased to announce that RSPO will be hosting a Virtual Independent Smallholders Dialogue.

This event aims to be a platform gathering Independent Smallholder groups, as well as the companies and/or organisations that support them, to discuss and exchange experiences and key lessons learned during their certification journey. This presents an opportunity for RSPO as an international, multi-stakeholder membership organisation to exchange new ideas or innovations regarding the support and assistance that benefits smallholders globally.

Programme outline for both sessions:

- Welcome Note by Joseph D’Cruz, RSPO CEO

- Setting the Scene

- Sharing Session by Regional Representatives

19 April (Asia/Europ

Faridz Harith - PERTANIAGA (Malaysia)

Pak Ahmad Safri - Koperasi Produsen Mandiri Gaharu Seratus (Indonesia)

Jettana Insuwan - Sustainable Palm Oil Production (Thachana-Chaiya) Community Enterprise (Thailand)

26 April (LatAm/Africa)

Steven Lansana - Ngoyaï Gbaayegie Group (Sierra Leone)

Rosemary Addico - Solidaridad West Africa (Ghana)

Viviana Dueñas - Palmas del Cesar (Colombia)

Maricarmen López - Oleopalma (Mexico)

- Discussion and Exchanges with Panellists

          Part 1 - Exchange of lessons learnt/ recommendation - Independent Smallholder Standard

          Part 2 - Impact of PalmTrace / Credits trade / Business case

- Wrap-up and Closing Remarks


19 April 2022, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM MYT (GMT+8) – Asia and Europe (register here)

Interpretation available in English, Bahasa Indonesia, Malay, Thai

26 April 2022, 9:00 PM- 11:00 PM MYT (GMT+8) – Latin America and Africa (register here)

Interpretation available in English, Spanish, French

Simultaneous language interpretation will be provided accordingly.

For any questions or inquiries, please contact rspoevents@rspo.org.