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Last call for RSSF submissions by 15 September 2018. Click here for more details.
The RSPO Smallholder Support Fund (RSSF) makes it possible for palm oil smallholders around the world to achieve RSPO certification, without incurring the cost. Through RSPO certification, smallholders can increase their yields and remove the obstacles to reach international markets. Certification also helps smallholders reduce the negative impacts of palm oil cultivation on ecosystems and improve livelihoods - creating a space where palm oil, local communities, and the environment can co-exist in harmony. Find out more about how the RSSF works including which smallholder groups can apply and what activities can be funded in the video below.
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RSSF is funded from 10% of the revenue generated from the trade of Certified Sustainable Palm Oil (CSPO).
The funds are used to support smallholders with the costs incurred for training, project management, High Conservation Value (HCV) and Social and Environmental Impact Assessment (SEIA), audit costs, as well as the tools and techniques to support smallholder development.
For further information or guidance about the RSSF application process, please send an email to email@example.com.
All applications received will be reviewed by the RSSF Fund Manager before being shared with the RSPO RSSF Panel for consideration. Following this, the RSSF Fund Manager will share the outcome with the applicant.
For further clarification, please send an email to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.