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    Accessible technology for artisanal miners

    07 July 2020

    Digital tools, in an accessible and appropriate format, have the potential to transform the artisanal and small-scale mining sector in Ghana. Solidaridad's Interactive Voice Response tool engages miners to adopt responsible and sustainable mining practices.
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    Harnessing potential through village banking in Mazabuka

    01 July 2020

    Financial literacy is a critical component of running any business, and yet many smallholder farmers have faced barriers to access. Through the Nambola Livestock Programme, Solidaridad is supporting Village Savings and Loans Associations to provide affordable credit and a return on savings.
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    Covid-19: Protect Rural Workers in the Cotton Harvest

    23 June 2020

    In the midst of the pandemic, Solidaridad mobilized its partners to deliver protection kits to day laborers working in the harvest in Minas Gerais, Brazil.
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    Partnerships for pandemic support in Paraguay

    18 June 2020

    Following the mandatory lockdown in Paraguay, indigenous people in Central Chaco were unable to work or buy food outside their communities. This left them without an income and without food, since most of the crops for their own consumption have failed due to an early drought this year. Solidaridad and its partners in Central Chaco coordinated efforts to alleviate this emergency.
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    Bridging the gap: land tenure security and sustainable cocoa production

    16 June 2020

    Stakeholders from Ghana’s cocoa sector came together to negotiate changes to land tenure practices that will support better cocoa farming practices, as part of the Advocacy for Change for Sustainable Cocoa Landscapes initiative.
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    Solidaridad Asia Awarded for Innovation in Food Security

    15 June 2020

    Solidaridad Asia was honored to win the Global Good Governance Award for Innovation in Food Security, being recognized for facilitating development of socially responsible, ecologically sound and profitable supply chains for 13 agricultural commodities across nine countries in Asia, and working closely with producers, industries and state and federal governments.
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    How technology can boost productivity in small-scale mining

    11 June 2020

    The fourth revolution is about much more than technology—it is an opportunity to unite global communities by improving communication and access to information, to build sustainable economies, to adapt and modernize governance models, to reduce material and social inequalities, and to commit to values-based leadership of emerging technologies.
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    New partnership puts soy farmers at the centre to manage impact on Brazil’s environment

    09 June 2020

    A new partnership will see the members of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development’s (WBCSD) Soft Commodities Forum (SCF) and Solidaridad working with farmers in the Cerrado region of Brazil to adopt more sustainable farming practices. The partnership aims to contribute to the protection of existing natural habitats in Brazil’s Cerrado biome.
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    Black Lives Matter: Our Commitment To Change

    09 June 2020

    Managing Director for Solidaridad North America, Rebecca Kaduru, reflects on the social and political movement underway for Black Lives Matter and the fight against racism, and considers the part that Solidaridad and other development organisations can play to create meaningful change.
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    A call to support farmers in conservation efforts

    05 June 2020

    This year World Environment Day focuses on Colombia, the 2nd most biodiverse country in the world and known for its richness of different specialty coffee origins. Here, take a look at how coffee farmers are managing nature in one of the globe´s biodiversity hotspots: Colombia
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