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    LAYING THE FOUNDATION FOR A FOOD SECURE MOZAMBIQUE

    18 September 2018

    In recent years, Mozambique has experienced an increase in non-communicable diseases. These include cardiovascular diseases, cancers, chronic respiratory diseases, asthma, and diabetes. There is a causal link between deaths and the ingestion of chemicals found in locally produced crops.
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    Solidaridad Deepens Partnership with COCOBOD toward Cocoa Sustainability

    17 September 2018

    The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) and Solidaridad West Africa have strengthened their partnership to implement and support cocoa initiatives and programmes in Ghana. The aim is to boost support for market transformation by working simultaneously with relevant stakeholders and actors within the cocoa sector.
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    Solidaridad Develops Innovative Business Incubator for Small-Scale Gold Miners

    11 September 2018

    Solidaridad is developing an innovative business incubator, the Accelerator for Responsible Gold, in response to the fast global growth of artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM). The Accelerator will more rapidly scale up best practices in the small-scale mining sector by improving the quality and availability of services that miners need to operate responsibly.
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    Advancing Working Conditions In Gold Mining Communities

    05 September 2018

    From December 2013 to March 2017, Solidaridad partnered with Cartier Philanthropy. Together, they implemented the Partnering for Better Livelihoods in the Gold Supply Chain programme in Ghana and Peru. Through guidance in certification and access to health facilities, the programme aimed at improving miners’ working conditions and livelihoods, while providing support for women to generate income.
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    A Story of Women in South Africa Excelling in Sugarcane

    04 September 2018

    Sugarcane production is generally perceived to be a male dominated sector. In South Africa women are much more involved in horticulture, soy and cotton however as this story shows there are also women thriving in smallholder sugarcane farms. Since 2016, Solidaridad in collaboration with the llovo sugar mill, has supported smallholder sugarcane farmers in Noodsberg, South Africa.
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    Mesoamerican Leaders Promote Integrated Landscape Management

    29 August 2018

    In the first week of July, Solidaridad joined forces with other NGOs and institutions in the Mesoamerican region to talk sustainable landscapes. The result? A joint action plan to enhance sustainability landscapes and promote a green and inclusive economy in Central America and Mexico.
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    Female Miners in Peru Gain Landmark Recognition of Key Role in Gold Value Chain

    28 August 2018

    In 2016, Solidaridad released the first study on women who work on the slopes and outskirts of Peruvian mines, known as the ‘Pallaqueras’. The Pallaqueras scavenge minerals thrown away by their male peers, and by publishing this study, Solidaridad aimed to raise public awareness of their role in the gold supply chain.
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    The Emerging Young Faces of Cocoa Farming in Ghana

    22 August 2018

    For most youth in rural Ghana, moving to the city in search of work is the norm. They don’t consider agriculture as a viable alternative source of livelihood and part of the reason is lack of access to land, knowledge, capital and financial services.
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    A NEW DAWN FOR COFFEE, KENYA’S ‘BLACK GOLD’

    15 August 2018

    Kenyan mild Arabica coffee is distinguished for its sweetness, dry aftertaste, full body, and pleasant aroma. This coffee is used worldwide by blenders and roasters to boost the quality of their blends. However after 55 years of independence, Kenya is still exporting raw coffee.
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    World Indigenous Day: Including All People in Sustainability Solutions

    09 August 2018

    In 2017, Solidaridad began implementing Chaco Sustentable, a landscape governance project to strengthen the resilience of local communities to prolonged droughts in Central Chaco.
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