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    Build back better: sustainable, fair and resilient

    03 June 2020

    Solidaridad has published a statement together with Fairtrade The Netherlands calling upon the Dutch government, companies, financial institutions, and civil society to seize the economic recovery as a chance to provide fair compensation to producers in developing countries.
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    Bringing agricultural services closer to farmers in Sierra Leone

    28 May 2020

    Cocoa is a critical crop in Sierra Leone and has the potential to generate significant livelihood opportunities for smallholder farmers, when they can access needed services to boost sustainable practices and competitiveness. The Farmer Support Centres strive to fill this gap in access, providing a one-stop-shop for farmer services.
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    Mitigating food insecurity with technology

    27 May 2020

    Technology not only can, but must, play a central role in mitigating food insecurity in the agricultural sector and along the supply chain. Solidaridad Senior Programme Associate, Mohd Zeeshan, examines opportunities for agricultural technology to impact food security now and in the future.
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    5 Predictions for a post-covid world

    26 May 2020

    Shatadru Chattopadhayay, Managing Director for Solidaridad Asia, reflects on the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic, laying out predictions for what's to come in economic, social, and digital trends.
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    A milestone year

    25 May 2020

    Solidaridad reached 700,000 smallholder farmers in 2019 – more than ever before. It was also the year in which we celebrated our 50th anniversary and several other important milestones in our drive for more equitable supply chains and a greener planet.
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    Enhancing biodiversity conservation in agriculture landscapes

    22 May 2020

    The agricultural sector holds a wealth of biodiversity-relevant knowledge and should be a critical player in contributing to effective ecosystem and biodiversity management.
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    Deploying digital tools for agricultural extension support amid COVID-19

    21 May 2020

    With the necessary safety considerations of COVID-19, support for smallholder farmers and workers is both more important, and more difficult, than ever. Solidaridad is staying engaged with smallholders through innovative digital tools.
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    Engaging Producers With Digital Tools

    18 May 2020

    Access to modern information and communication technology is a central accelerator to smart and sustainable development in any society today. Supporting smallholder farmers to access and utilize digital tools will have benefits all along the supply chain.
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    Mainstreaming Gender Inclusivity with Solidaridad's Gender Inclusivity Buckets Book

    15 May 2020

    At Solidaridad, we believe that gender inclusivity is key to sustainable development and we work on fostering value chains and sectors where women and men can equally participate and benefit from their contributions.
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    Spreading positivity amidst Corona Crisis

    08 May 2020

    Protecting rural communities, smallholder farmers, and daily-wage workers during COVID-19 is essential. Solidaridad Asia is engaged in a number of relief activities to aid prevention efforts.
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