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    New dialogue to tackle issues in India Europe shrimp trade

    16 January 2018

    A high-level meeting of Indian and European stakeholders in the seafood sector will take place at the end January in Goa, India, to discuss solutions for complying with food safety regulations in the production and trade of shrimp. Various media sources reported that the EU audit of India’s shrimp sector, which took place last November, had relatively positive findings.
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    Women miners in Bolivia outline challenges for gender equity

    11 January 2018

    Solidaridad and Cumbre del Sajama, with support from the Dutch government, organized a symposium to feature results from research on “Women miners in Bolivia” in December 2017.
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    Colombian producers sign first national zero-deforestation agreement for palm oil

    09 January 2018

    With the signature of this groundbreaking commitment in 2017, various Colombian sector leaders have gathered to champion their efforts for the elimination of deforestation in the palm oil supply chains.
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    Video: Transforming the gold sector from mine to market

    21 December 2017

    Solidaridad engages with partners worldwide at each level of the supply chain to create a socially responsible, ecologically sound gold sector. We support mine workers on good practices, use tools such as certification and work with buyers, policymakers and financial institutions to increase incentives for good practices across the value chain.
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    Blog: "Africa too big to fail" - Inspiration from the words of Kofi Annan

    19 December 2017

    In this blog, Solidaridad Network Executive Director Nico Roozen highlights the true challenges of mass migration in Africa.
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    Learning Together: Solidaridad and partners host the inclusive finance pavilion

    18 December 2017

    The Global Landscape Forum (GLF) will take place in Bonn, Germany on 19 and 20 December. This annual event brings together thought leaders and practitioners working on landscape solutions around the globe.
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    Solidaridad signs €5 million agreement to develop Liberia’s cocoa sector

    14 December 2017

    Solidaridad West Africa has signed a grant agreement worth 5 million euros to develop the cocoa sector in Liberia with the Delegation of the European Union and the Liberian Ministry of Agriculture. The EU is contributing 4 million euros, while Solidaridad is contributing 1 million euros from its Practice for Change programme in Liberia.
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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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