11 February, 2016

Research needs for sustainable cocoa production in Ghana

Low cocoa productivity, poor livelihoods of cocoa farmers and a negative impact on ecosystems have led to a global realisation that cocoa production should be made more sustainable. In the previous years, many new projects have been established in this field. However, the complex reality in which these projects operate, makes it difficult to get a full understanding of the issues at hand and to effectively design projects to improve the situation on the ground.

01 February, 2016

Training of artisanal loggers on the creation and management of an association

The commitment of artisanal loggers to form associations in order to contribute to the promotion of legality in the artisanal logging sector and have the legal capacity to defend their rights was the main outcome of a workshop organized by Tropenbos International DR Congo from 14 to 19 December 2015 in Kisangani.

20 January, 2016

Knowledge Gaps about Ghana’s Legality Assurance System Hamper its Successful Implementation

Knowledge gaps among different stakeholders regarding Ghana‘s Legality Assurance System (LAS) exist in all levels of society. As a consequence, the effective implementation of the LAS in Ghana can be affected if they are not appropriately addressed.