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    How does poverty taste? Chocolatey.

    01 December 2020

    To mark the launch of the 2020 Cocoa Barometer on the first of December, Solidaridad’s Isaac Gyamfi & Heske Verburg write about the need to change gear in the cocoa industry.
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    Colombia Leads the Latin American Market of Sustainable Palm Oil

    24 November 2020

    The Barometer on Sustainable Palm Oil Production and Trade, a study conducted annually by Solidaridad, assesses the sector’s sustainability performance in Colombia and its impact on the regional and global market. In order to analyze the state of the industry, the report takes into account voluntary sustainability standards, production figures, market access, and multi-stakeholder initiatives.
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    Africa 2030: food and employment seminar

    23 November 2020

    Solidaridad joins Africa 2030 to discuss the future of African agriculture to provide healthy food and quality livelihoods to a growing population.
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    Landscape initiative will boost the income of smallholder producers in Nicaragua

    19 November 2020

    Members of a multi-stakeholder platform in Nicaragua are collaborating to propose a landscape initiative that would boost the income of smallholder producers in the Kukra Hill municipality in Nicaragua.
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    NORC report on child labour in West Africa: more accurate figures, but no farmers business case

    18 November 2020

    After three years of research and an investment of 3 million dollars, the long-awaited report of the National Opinion Research Centre (NORC) at the University of Chicago has been published. It has already sparked vigorous debate.
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    Hurricane Eta and Hurricane Iota: why you should care

    17 November 2020

    Central America, Mexico, and the Caribbean were struck by Hurricane Eta in early November 2020. With millions of people left to grapple with food insecurity, rebuilding their homes, and overcoming immense loss, Solidaridad is recommitted to the goal of building a more resilient and regenerative economy.
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    When fintech helps producers access finance for the transition to sustainable production

    17 November 2020

    BBC and Mastercard highlight fintech tool built in Colombia by 4Told and Solidaridad for financial inclusion.
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    Bridging the gaps towards organic coffee certification in Kenya

    13 November 2020

    Globally, consumers are becoming increasingly aware of the need to consume sustainably produced foods. The coffee sector in Kenya is embracing organic farming to serve this growing demand. Launched in September 2020, the Traceable Organic Coffee from Kenya (‘TRACE Kenya’) project aims to bridge the existing gaps towards organic certification.
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    Efficient mills introduced in Liberia to boost palm oil extraction

    13 November 2020

    Solidaridad has introduced four high calibre, efficient mills in Liberia to help increase the oil extraction rate of palm oil for the benefit of farmers and processors.
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    Sustainable landscape management through livestock farming

    12 November 2020

    The Nambola Livestock Programme is based in the lower Kafue sub-basin in Mazabuka District, Zambia, where the community’s livelihood is supported through smallholder crop production, cattle rearing and fisheries. The overall objective of this programme is to enhance climate resilience of the grazing and farming areas through sustainable livestock and land management systems.
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