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Project update: Outcome based standards – a landscape approach

The University of Minnesota recently hosted its second collaborative workshop where 15 sustainability experts from around the globe reflected on ways to strengthen sustainability standards in agriculture to deliver additional benefits. The project  Outcome based standards – a landscape approach aims to understand, interpret and model how voluntary sustainability standards (VSS) can generate change across […]

Call for proposals: Bonsucro Continuous Improvement Report Analysis and Summary

Bonsucro is looking for an experienced researcher or team to carry out analysis and create an aggregated and anonymised report of Bonsucro’s Continuous Improvement Report (CIR) member submissions. The CIR is a requirement of Bonsucro’s new Code of Conduct, and in its first round in early 2021 over 120 Bonsucro members have submitted their reports. […]

Payment for environmental services in the context of sugarcane production

Environmental services are components of the ecosystem that can be consumed or used to produce human well-being. Landowners and farmers are in the unique position of being able to reduce environmental damage to local ecosystems and even act to conserve them. Payment for environmental services (PES) are relatively new schemes that seek to offer payment […]