About us

About Resourcetrust Network (RTN)

Resourcetrust Network is a knowledge and practice not-for profit none-Governmental organisation supporting sustainability in the forest and agriculture sectors.

Our Vision A world of dignified human life because business and government practices as well as consumer choices put human and the life of our planet at the centre.

Our Mission
We lead actions in sustainable natural resources management practices, focusing on resource regeneration, implementation of best environmental and social practices in agriculture and forestry productive systems and their supply chains for biodiversity conservation, livelihood and climate resilience.

Our focus:
Smallholder Production systems and their supply chains, capacity building and action research as well as supporting accountability.

Our Partners:
We work with governments, the private sector, and engage in local and international collaboration within our mission, from practice to policy. Globally we work with groups such as accreditation framework initiative, global platform for sustainable natural rubber and roundtable for sustainable palm oil to develop and implement standards, strategies and plans for effective operations in the production systems and supply chains of deforestation and natural ecosystem and human rights risk commodities. On the local level, we work with private industries, smallholder farmers, forest fringed communities, community resource management areas (CREMAs) local government agencies and colleague civil society organisations (CSO).

Our Governance:
We are governed by a five (5) member independent board of directors with diverse and complementary backgrounds and experience from NGO management, environmental protection, academia, and research. RTN board provides the overall strategic direction of the organization and oversight of its activities. The RTN board supervises the Director of the organization who oversees the administrative, financial and programmes of the organisation. RTN has a strong management team supported by staff and a network of independent consultant. We also run an internship for fresh graduates in all departments of the organisation