17-19 Sept 2013, Cameroon | HCV RSPO Lead Training for Africa

17-19 Sept 2013, Cameroon | HCV RSPO Lead Training for Africa

The course is an endorsed RSPO Lead Auditors’ Course and will be a prerequisite for demonstrating basic competency for conducting, evaluating and reviewing HCV assessments within the context of RSPO certification. Wild Asia is extending its support to the African palm-producing region. This is part of our an effort to build capacity on RSPO requirements in the region. This professional training series on High Conservation Values: Concept, Standards & Monitoring Tools combines the experience and expertise of Wild Asia (WA) and the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) in supporting palm oil producers to meet the expectations of RSPO.

The current training series is designed for companies already embarking on an RSPO programme (producers or users of certified products), auditors, consultants and investors with new developments or expansion of production areas.

The course is an endorsed RSPO Lead Auditors’ Course and will be a prerequisite for demonstrating basic competency for conducting, evaluating and reviewing HCV assessments within the context of RSPO certification.

Course Overview

The training course will run over 3 days and covers:

  • An overview of High Conservation Values
  • High Conservation Value Requirements in RSPO
  • Practical Understanding of HCV
  • Monitoring Tools for HCV

For details of the course information and itinerary please click on the links below. The course will be conducted in English.

How do I register?

It is highly advisable to book early as training slots are taken up  quickly. Seats are limited to 25 participants. To register, complete the registration form below and make the payment as soon as possible to reserve seats. Your registration will only be confirmed upon payment. If you would like to be informed of any updates to the course or new courses, sign up for our e-alerts.

Date: 17th – 19th September 2013

Venue: Hotel Hilton Yaounde, Cameroon, Africa

Cost: Early Bird Rate: USD640 (registered and paid before 15th July)
Normal Rate: USD700

Concessions are available for NGOs or group registrations. Please see the registration form for more details.

Closing registration date: 31st August 2013

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About the Wild Asia & ZSL

Since 2008, Wild Asia, a social enterprise, has been active in conducting training courses for auditors, consultants, companies and corporations in the palm oil supply chain whom are adopting and implementing RSPO in their policies and business practices. We aim to bridge the gap between theory and practice to equip our training participants with more practical knowledge of implementing responsible practices for palm oil production.

All of our training courses combine different learning methods; lectures, group discussions and workshops to improve participants learning and understanding. This training series is part of Wild Asia’s mission to promote our understanding of the palm oil industry in Malaysia to new and upcoming palm oil producing regions; our international series has so far been conducted in Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand.

The ZSL, a charity founded in 1826, is a world-renowned centre of excellence for conservation science and applied conservation. Their mission is to promote and achieve the worldwide conservation of wildlife and their habitats. This is realised by conducting field conservation and research in over 50 countries across the globe and through education and awareness at their two zoos, ZSL London Zoo and ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, inspiring people to take action in conservation.

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