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The HCV Approach is a unique three-step methodology that helps protect HCVs in prospective forestry and agricultural plantations and across landscapes. It is referenced as a tool for achieving several UN Sustainable Development Goals, for meeting corporate sustainability commitments, and as a mechanism to ensure responsible investments in forestry and agriculture globally. 

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Help is at hand for Licensed Assessors

We are delighted to be able to offer training opportunities for licensed assessors on HCV and integrated HCV-HCSA assessments The HCV Network’s Assessor Licensing Scheme (ALS) issues licenses to qualified professionals worldwide and monitors their performance by evaluating their HCV or HCV-HCSA assessment reports. Licensed assessors are amongst the most experienced and qualified social and environmental practitioners […]

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Peter Gardiner steps down after four years as Legal Director

Peter was one of the original founders of the HCV Network and we are very grateful for his support and guidance throughout the years. We’d like to express our gratitude and bid a fond farewell to Peter Gardiner, as he steps down from his position as Legal Director of the HCV Network, a post he […]

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Workshop in Ghana on applying the HCV Approach at scale

HCV Network Secretariat Senior Manager, Olivia Scholtz, participated on a workshop with local partners in Ghana on applying the HCV Approach at landscape and jurisdictional scales The workshop, hosted by Proforest in Accra, Ghana, followed shortly after the launch of the HCV Screening Guide. The objective of the workshop was to bring local partners together […]

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