Promoting biodiversity in sustainable oil-palm landscapes for West African smallholders
- Start date: 1 April 2016
- End date: 31 March 2019
- Funder: DEFRA - Darwin Initiative
- Primary investigator: Professor Guy Ziv
By promoting best agricultural practice that boosts yields, minimises environmental damage and supports RSPO-certification, this project will increase incomes and welfare of Ghanaian oil-palm smallholders, provide multiple co-benefits for biodiversity of birds and insects in oil-palm and adjacent rainforest, and ensure robust land-use planning leading to protection of high-conservation-value rainforest.