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    Agribusinesses get ready for investment opportunities in Ghana

    05 September 2019

    Attracting new private investment to support small and growing agricultural businesses plays an important role in improving the livelihoods of smallholder farmers and driving sustainable change. In partnership with the International Labour Organization, Solidaridad is providing training to prepare such businesses for future investment opportunities in Ghana.
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    Burning in the Amazon has to stop

    02 September 2019

    A sharp increase in the number of forest fires has been recorded in the Brazilian Amazon this year. The fires, linked to the burning of land to clear it for crops after deforestation, threaten biodiversity, soil fertility and human health.
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    Solidaridad North America welcomes new managing director

    29 August 2019

    Solidaridad appoints Rebecca Kaduru to take the reins as the new managing director of Solidaridad North America.
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    Blog: Breaking down gender barriers to improve food security in Ghana

    27 August 2019

    In our latest blog post Nafisatu Yussif, Solidaridad West Africa's programme officer for gender, shares the success story of the Sustainable Maize Programme. Read on to discover how the programme worked to engage more women in maize production to improve food security, having a notable positive impact on participants' average yield.
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    Solidaridad and partners launch pilot project for fair wage management systems in China

    19 August 2019

    Solidaridad and QuizRR have joined hands with H&M, Esprit and KappAhl, with funding from the ASN Bank, to work towards improving the working conditions and productivity in the supply chain of the textiles and garment industry in China.
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    Resilient youth build a future with cocoa in Ghana

    14 August 2019

    Ghana is the second-largest producer of cocoa beans globally, however many of the beans are grown by farmers over 50-years-old, on ageing farms. This has the potential to negatively impact future cocoa production. Yet, there are thousands of young people who are willing and able to contribute to cocoa production, given the right skills and resources.
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    Practice makes perfect: Doubling sugarcane production in India

    08 August 2019

    Indian sugar processor DSCL, a unit of DCM Shriram Ltd., has been working with Solidaridad since 2008 to improve the sustainability of sugarcane production. To date, Solidaridad has organized training in good agricultural practices for 160,000 smallholder farmers and extension staff. Together, these producers work across 300,000 hectares of sugarcane fields.
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    Solidaridad shares expertise at Sustainable Beef Vision Summit in São Paulo

    05 August 2019

    Recognizing the urgency of implementing practices that make the livestock market more sustainable, back in 2012 Solidaridad co-founded the Global Roundtable of Sustainable Beef (GRSB).
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    Joint learning encourages sustainable coffee sector growth

    01 August 2019

    Last week Solidaridad, in partnership with Hivos, brought together a group of key stakeholders in East Africa’s coffee industry during the sixth annual joint learning platform.
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    Sugarcane farmers association takes action for sustainable growth

    31 July 2019

    With Solidaridad’s support, the Sugarcane Growers Association of Malawi has been able to raise the necessary funds to form a secretariat to take the needs of its members forward. Five years after its formation, the association now successfully represents its members’ voices at a policy level.
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