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 [email protected].