Projects

Overcoming barriers for implementing the Beef Zero-Deforestation Agreement in Colombia

Overcoming barriers for implementing the Beef Zero-Deforestation Agreement in Colombia
With support from TFA, Climate Focus and its partners have developed a pilot project to monitor deforestation and traceability systems in the Meta department in the Orinoquía region of Colombia

New York Declaration on Forests (NYDF) Progress Assessment

New York Declaration on Forests (NYDF) Progress Assessment
Climate Focus and the NYDF Assessment Partners released the 6th edition of the NYDF Progress Assessment Report in fall 2020, with a focus on extractive industries, infrastructure and basic needs.

Barriers and opportunities in implementing zero-deforestation commitments in Colombia

Barriers and opportunities in implementing zero-deforestation commitments in Colombia
Climate Focus, in partnership with Solidaridad, is supporting Colombian companies in implementing zero-deforestation strategies to their operations in palm oil, cocoa, beef and dairy supply chains.

Implementing zero-deforestation business models in cocoa and palm oil in the Peruvian Amazon

Implementing zero-deforestation business models in cocoa and palm oil in the Peruvian Amazon
Climate Focus and its partners are implementing a project to develop zero-deforestation business models for the cocoa and palm oil value chains in Ucayali, in the Amazon rainforest in Peru.

Considering Food Systems in Nationally Determined Contributions

Considering Food Systems in Nationally Determined Contributions
Climate Focus, on behalf of WWF, is developing guidance for governments on how to enhance food systems and leverage their associated mitigation and adaptation opportunities under the Paris Agreement.

Cocoa smallholder decision-making and supply chain sustainability initiatives in West Africa

Cocoa smallholder decision-making and supply chain sustainability initiatives in West Africa
Understanding the factors influencing smallholders’ adoption of sustainable practices to reduce cocoa-driven deforestation and promote restoration.

Identifying drivers for soy and cattle producers to become more sustainable

Identifying drivers for soy and cattle producers to become more sustainable
Climate Focus, on behalf of the Meridian Institute, conducted a study to identify major incentives and drivers for soy and cattle producers to make their operations more sustainable.

Enhancing Attractiveness of Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) Investments in Kenya

Enhancing Attractiveness of Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) Investments in Kenya
Climate Focus collaborated with SNV and UNIQUE to increase the volume of private capital deployed in Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) ventures.

Driving Private Sector Action in the Cocoa & Forests Initiative

Driving Private Sector Action in the Cocoa & Forests Initiative
Climate Focus and partner Meridian Institute are supporting the World Bank, World Cocoa Foundation, and Cocoa/Chocolate companies as part of the Cocoa and Forests Initiative (CFI).

Sun in the City

Sun in the City
Seeing is believing: that’s the idea behind our Sun in the City initiative (“Zon in de Stad” in Dutch) that encourages city dwellers to power their houses and apartments by solar panels.

Assessing the Zero-Deforestation Supply Chain Movement

Assessing the Zero-Deforestation Supply Chain Movement
Climate Focus is currently undertaking an assessment of the zero-deforestation supply chain movement for the Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 (TFA 2020).

Platform for Information and Dialogue in the Colombian Amazon (PID) update

Platform for Information and Dialogue in the Colombian Amazon (PID) update
During 2017 the PID project organized a number of capacity building workshops, multi-stakeholder meetings and published over 60 articles.

Climate Focus to support the West African Alliance on Carbon Markets and Climate Finance

Climate Focus to support the West African Alliance on Carbon Markets and Climate Finance
With the adoption of the Paris Agreement in 2015, the context in which market mechanisms can be used has changed, leading to new challenges.

Reducing greenhouse emissions from beef production and consumption

Reducing greenhouse emissions from beef production and consumption
Climate Focus is working on a project that provides an analysis of climate, environment and socio-economic impacts of beef production and consumption and its comparison with other food sources.

Catalytic Sustainable Agribusiness Investment Project (CSAI)

Catalytic Sustainable Agribusiness Investment Project (CSAI)
Climate Focus has joined forces with SNV and UNIQUE to implement a two year USAID-funded initiative that aims to promote climate-smart agricultural development in East Africa.