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The HCV Approach is a unique three-step methodology that helps protect HCVs primarily in prospective forestry and agricultural plantations. 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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LATEST NEWS

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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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Casa da Floresta found Jaguars in monitored HCV areas in Brazil

Jaguar occurrence highlights the contribution of the HCV approach to conservation of near threatened species. In recent years, three records of jaguars have been obtained in High Conservation Value (HCV) areas during environmental monitoring exercises carried out by Casa da Floresta, an HCV Network Supporter. Monitoring was carried out in several farms: Suzano S.A. (Mato […]

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Better Cotton Initiative is the most recent Member to join the HCV Network

“We are very happy to be strengthening our partnership with the HCV Network to drive biodiversity conservation” —says Gregory Jean, Standard and Learning Manager at Better Cotton Initiative. We are delighted to welcome our newest Member to the Network, Better Cotton Initiative. Earlier this month we entered into a reciprocal agreement, meaning that the HCV Network […]

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