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    China and South America open dialogue for sustainable soy trade

    13 December 2017

    Key members from the Chinese soy industry visited Argentina to improve their understanding of the supply chain and share views on how to tackle sustainability challenges together with soy producers and traders from Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia and Paraguay.
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    Central America Donors Forum supports collective action for palm oil

    12 December 2017

    The Central America Donors Forum (CADF), an initiative of Seattle International Foundation, is the key networking and learning space to advance philanthropy and development efforts in Central America.
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    Better Mill Initiative gains government support for expansion in Ethiopia

    07 December 2017

    Due to the success of the Better Mill Initiative in Ethiopia last year, Solidaridad expanded the scope of the programme in 2017. Currently, Solidaridad works directly with 12 local textile factories on cleaner production and decent work.
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    Chinese executives take cues from sustainability solutions in Brazil

    06 December 2017

    Cargill and Solidaridad organized a study tour for Chinese pork company executives to Brazil in November. The delegation included representatives from small to large pig farms across China who are clients of Cargill, including Muyuan Group, China’s largest pig breeder based in Henan Province.
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    “Supply Chains Critical to Innovation” – An interview with Dr David Zilberman

    05 December 2017

    Solidaridad and the University of California, Berkeley, are hosting the third annual workshop on “Innovations in Agrifood Supply Chains: People-Planet-Profitability” on 18 to 19 April 2018. The programme is led by the globally renowned Dr David Zilberman, professor of Agriculture and Resource Economics at UC Berkeley.
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    Video: Local experts share a glimpse of sustainability progress in Indonesia

    30 November 2017

    Solidaridad Network and its local partners Keling Kumang Group and SPKS are collaborating on improving the livelihoods of palm oil smallholders through two projects in West Kalimantan.
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    It Takes a Village - Reducing deforestation while improving livelihoods

    28 November 2017

    Is it possible to increase production yields, and livelihoods, for smallholder oil palm farmers without further deforestation, thereby achieving economic development without environmental degradation? Solidaridad, with support from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, is demonstrating that it is.
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    Blog: Leather buyers - look beyond certification for cleaning up your supply chain

    23 November 2017

    In this blog, Solidaridad’s international coordinator for livestock sustainability, Gert van der Bijl, describes the damaging impact of current leather production in India. Solidaridad is now putting a special focus on improving these leather producing communities, especially for the small producers.
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    UC Berkeley and Solidaridad bring together supply chain innovators for 2018 workshop

    16 November 2017

    UC Berkeley and Solidaridad are delighted to announce the initial line up of speakers for the 2018 workshop on Innovation in Agrifood Supply Chains: People-Planet-Profitability. To be organized in Berkeley, California, on 18 and 19 April 2018, the programme will examine the social, economic and environmental aspects of agrifood supply chains and their potential for innovation.
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    Solidaridad, Stahl and PUM launch five-year tannery project for clean Ganga

    14 November 2017

    Solidaridad Network Asia, in association with Stahl, a leading global chemical company, PUM Netherlands senior experts, Uttar Pradesh Jal Nigam and a number of Indian industry partners officially announced the launch of a public-private partnership to clean up the Ganges River.
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