The Forests Dialogue (TFD), in collaboration with The Program on Forests (PROFOR) at the World Bank, has released a new report as part of its Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) initiative.
APRIL Group’s Sustainable Forest Management Policy (SFMP 2.0) calls for increased engagement with civil society groups in order to keep them informed of developments related to our operations and to gather their inputs. In line
The company’s operations caused serious conflict with local communities.
APRIL: Positive relationships with local communities are essential to APRIL’s long-term success.
APRIL works actively to establish and maintain ongoing relationships with local people who live in proximity to our plantation estates. APRIL’s management systems ensure that plantation development processes foster full respect for the dignity, culture, human rights, aspirations and natural resource-based livelihoods of indigenous peoples and other local people.