Tropical Forest Alliance

Deforestation-free commodities for a
Forest Positive Future

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Our mission

TFA exists to catalyze the power of collective action and responsibility for a forest positive future.

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What We Do

We work with and support our partners to reduce and ultimately halt tropical deforestation driven by commodity supply chains.

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Insights

Our knowledge hub includes research and thought leadership articles on challenges and innovative solutions to deforestation-free supply chains.

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Our Story

TFA is a global public-private partnership in which partners take voluntary actions, to reduce and ultimately halt the tropical deforestation associated with the sourcing of commodities such as palm oil, soy, beef, and paper and pulp. TFA fosters cross-sectoral collaboration based on a common and ever-deepening understanding of the barriers and opportunities linked to deforestation-free supply chains.

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Jurisdictions

Jurisdictions

Stopping deforestation requires action from many actors in a production landscape –the government, producers and processors, local communities and civil society organizations.

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Demand-Side

Demand-Side

Emerging markets represent an increasing size of global trade for forest risk commodities.

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Collective Supply Chain Action

Collective Supply Chain Action

The production of soft commodities is responsible for approximately 40% of tropical deforestation. Sole dependency on supply chain interventions by individual companies is not enough to address this.

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Five take-aways from New York Climate Week 2019 to combat deforestation

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Highlights

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The 5 lessons from New York Climate Week to help us combat deforestation

The 5 lessons from New York Climate Week to help u...

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Press Release: Private Sector Companies Announce Voluntary Support to President Joko Widodo’s Peat Protection and Restoration Programme

Press Release: Private Sector Companies Announce V...

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A truly multi-stakeholder platform for better growth with forest

A truly multi-stakeholder platform for better grow...

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Call for contributions – ETFRN News 58

Call for contributions – ETFRN News 58

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Call for concepts: Partnerships for Forests

Call for concepts: Partnerships for Forests

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Moving towards Marrakesh: sustainable palm oil agreement between nine African countries

Moving towards Marrakesh: sustainable palm oil agr...

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SIPKEBUN Supports the Indonesian Government to Achieve Sustainable Palm Oil Plantations

SIPKEBUN Supports the Indonesian Government to Ach...

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MoU signed for new credit line facility up to USD88million

MoU signed for new credit line facility up to USD8...

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Seven African Governments Agree to Protect Over 70% of Africa’s Tropical Forests from Unsustainable Palm Oil Development

Seven African Governments Agree to Protect Over 70...

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TFA Welcomes new Regional Coordinators for South America, Africa and Southeast Asia

TFA Welcomes new Regional Coordinators for South A...

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A 10-Point Plan to Stop Tropical Forest Deforestation

A 10-Point Plan to Stop Tropical Forest Deforestat...

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Colombia lanza la TFA Colombia, una alianza nacional para la cero deforestación

Colombia lanza la TFA Colombia, una alianza nacion...

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Colombian Government Commits to Protect Its Tropical Forest

Colombian Government Commits to Protect Its Tropic...

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TFA General Assembly 2018

TFA General Assembly 2018

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New Director Sought for Building on Progress of TFA 2020

New Director Sought for Building on Progress of TF...

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TFA Appoints New Director

TFA Appoints New Director

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TFA Africa Palm Oil Initiative 5th Regional Meeting

TFA Africa Palm Oil Initiative 5th Regional Meetin...

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Supporting Jurisdictional Leadership for Sustainable Commodity Production Dialogue

Supporting Jurisdictional Leadership for Sustainab...

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A Call to Action for Biodiversity “Net Gain”

A Call to Action for Biodiversity “Net Gain”

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Request for Proposals from Creative Agencies

Request for Proposals from Creative Agencies

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Regional hubs

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Latin America

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Southeast Asia

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West & Central Africa

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China

 

Latin America

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Southeast Asia

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West & Central Africa

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China