Developing A Responsible Way Forward

POTICO consists of a portfolio of revenue streams—sustainable palm oil, certified timber, carbon offsets—designed to divert planned oil palm plantations onto degraded lands and bring the forests that were slated for conversion into certified sustainable forest management. Project POTICO aims to have 250,000-1,250,000 acres of degraded land converted into oil palm plantations and a corresponding […]

Significant pressure.

However, the world’s forests have been under significant pressure. After the last ice age but before the dawn of agriculture, forests covered about half of Earth’s land mass. But today, only half of this original forest cover remains. Forty percent has been cleared at some point and is considered “working”, “managed”, or “fragmented” forest. Only […]