TRADE Hub organizes session at the Geneva Trade Week 2020, “Trade, Biodiversity & Natural Resources: What role for Trade Policy in a New Deal for Nature?” I 29 Sept 2020

News

The UK government’s Global Challenges Research Fund organized and supported a session at the (virtual) Geneva Trade Week 2020, a spin-off of the habitual World Trade Organization (WTO) Public Forum, organized by the newly founded Geneva Trade Platform. The session was jointly hosted by one of the Hub’s core partner organizations, the United Nations Environment […]

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The social and environmental impacts of the palm oil trade

Agriculture

TRADE Hub researchers Lacour Mody Ayompe (University of California, Irvine), Marije Schaafsma (University of Southampton) and Benis Egoh (University of California, Irvine) recently published a paper entitled ‘Towards sustainable palm oil production: the positive and negative impacts on ecosystem services and human wellbeing’. The main findings of this paper are summarized below (access the original […]

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Four New TRADE Hub Fellows at the University of Oxford

Central Africa

We are pleased to welcome four new researchers to our Trade Hub programme: Krossy Mavakala Kalunseviko, Suzanne Mogue Kamga, Alice Karuri and Lude Kinzonzi have joined as 2020/21 Africa Oxford Trade and University of Oxford Biodiversity Fellows. The University of Oxford has partnered with The Africa Oxford Initiative to bring three Fellows to Oxford University in early 2021, […]

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TRADE Hub Kick-off Workshops in Indonesia

Coffee

Two TRADE Hub kick-off events were organized by the Indonesia country team. The national level project kick-off workshop was held in Jakarta on 4 March 2020, and a sub-national level workshop was held in Manokwari (West Papua Province) on 19 February 2020.    These workshops were to introduce TRADE Hub to key stakeholders, to communicate scoping […]

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Launch of TRADE Hub Indonesia website

Indonesia

In May 2020, TRADE Hub’s Indonesia team launched its website www.cifor.org/tradehub, highlighting the work being carried out by the TRADE Hub on Indonesian palm oil, coffee, and wildlime supply chains. The delivery partners for TRADE Hub Indonesia include CIFOR, World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), IPB University, University of Lampung (UNILA), and RCCC […]

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