Development of expert-driven standards for agriculture and biodiversity

Published: 13 November 2017
Last edited: 13 November 2017

The Wildlife Friendly Enterprise Network offers a range of certification programs that promote best practice standards for farming and ranching enterprises around the world. These standards represent global best practice with input from the appropriate experts to ensure that a) key species of wildlife are protected for net positive impact and b) local communities are actively involved.


Alliance and partnership development
Sustainable livelihoods
Technical interventions and infrastructure
Scale of implementation
Phase of solution
Planning phase

Enabling factors

Local and policy contexts, market forces, and the threats to key species and needs of local communities are important factors in ensuring that certification is a viable solution where we work.

Lessons learned

The involvement of expert partners and local perspectives in the drafting of standards for our certification programs ensures that our criteria are relevant and beneficial in the contexts where we work, for the communities and key species involved.

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