Case Studies

  • Case Study

    Collective action for smallholder marketing

    25 August 2016

    Agricultural markets in Uganda tend to be inefficient, whereby smallholder farmers are trapped in “good season-poor market” dilemma largely due to poor information flow and low volumes.
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    Sustainable Cattle in Practice

    08 March 2016

    The Brazilian Roundtable on Sustainable Livestock, or GTPS after the name in Portuguese, was formally established in 2009 with the aim of debating and formulating principles, standards and common prac
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    Growing sustainable bananas can be a family business

    31 August 2015

    More than a decade ago, the Department of Magdalena in Colombia decreed that a Banana Growing Zone of nearly 50,000 hectares and comprised mainly of the townships Ríofrío, Orihueca, Guacamayal, was a
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    Young farmers rejuvenate age-old cocoa growing practices

    03 October 2014

    Ahwiaakrom, in Sefwi Wiaso district in Ghana, is famous for two things: its wood carvings dating back over 400 years and certified cocoa. But what will the future hold?
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    Sustainable energy from coffee waste

    27 April 2014

    Solidaridad supports farmers on several levels. Training to produce sustainably is one of them. Solidaridad therefore, joint a pilot project in Nicaragua to produce energy from coffee waste.
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    Dutch companies support responsible soy

    17 November 2013

    Stimulated by Solidaridad, FrieslandCampina, CONO and Keurslagers, 3 Dutch companies in the animal sector, support responsible soy produced by family farmers in India and Brazil.
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    Tea estates see new opportunities with Utz

    18 June 2013

    Tea farmers in Malawi face many challenges that prevent them from reaching their full potential. Through certification, they can improve their farming methods and produce more sustainable.
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    First sustainable supply chain of sugarcane

    09 October 2012

    Argos Energies is a key player in the Western European fuel market.
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    Bonsucro: Standard for 'better' sugarcane

    05 September 2012

    In Bonsucro, farmers, producers, NGOs and big brands collaborate to support an increasing number of sugarcane producers in making their production sustainable.
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    Training and certifying soy family farmers

    21 March 2012

    Solidaridad's Soy Producer Support Initiative supports more than 800 soy family farmers in South Brazil.
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