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    Health and safety for Sugarcane workers

    11 November 2020

    Through PanameriCaña and in partnership with SER San Antonio Group, Solidaridad held a webinar to share the actions the San Antonio Sugar Mill is taking to ensure sugarcane workers’ health and safety.
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    Safe, Accessible, and Adequate water for Tea Plantation Communities

    10 November 2020

    Solidaridad has initiated a project to provide safe, accessible, and adequate water to 10 Tea Plantation Estate divisions in the Nuwara Eliya District of Sri Lanka through the Reaching the Unreached (RTU) Project.
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    Accelerating Pace in Solidaridad’s W-GDP WomenConnect Challenge Project

    05 November 2020

    Solidaridad’s USAID-funded W-GDP WomenConnect Challenge project makes further progress as COVID-related restrictions ease and allow more field-based activities to get off the ground.
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    National and European regulations on supply chains reinforce each other

    30 October 2020

    There is no doubt about the urgent need to address the dire issues in global supply chains, such as child labour, deforestation, and systemic poverty. A growing number of CSOs and companies are calling for binding instruments at the EU level.
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    Decentralizing food systems in rural communities

    30 October 2020

    Under the Fruit & Vegetable project in Zambia, Solidaridad has worked with communities to establish 14 Fruit & Vegetable nurseries across Katete, Chongwe, and Mazabuka. Good agricultural practices and quality inputs, coupled with business incubation, is helping to revitalize the citrus sector in the country.
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    Due Diligence: Blessing or Threat?

    29 October 2020

    At the SDG summit 2020 — a high level conference focused on the European Pact for Sustainable Industry — our chair Mariam Dao Gabala made a strong plea for more inclusive due diligence. In the high-level panel titled ‘Environmental Protection & Human Rights in Supply Chains: From Due Diligence to Impact’ Ms. Gabala brought forward the perspective of smallholder producers from Africa.
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    Supporting the private sector to contribute to oil palm development in Ghana

    27 October 2020

    With the right knowledge and necessary financial support, private sector actors in the oil palm value chain are able to influence policies that advance the development of the commodity in Ghana. Solidaridad is supporting the growth of the Oil Palm Development Association of Ghana (OPDAG) to support advocacy for the Tree Crop Development Authority.
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    Women involved in Golden Line share programme achievements at closing event

    26 October 2020

    Golden Line programme partners in Tanzania have recently held a closing event at which they have celebrated the achievements of the programme in the past five years. The Golden Line is a joint programme of Simavi, Solidaridad and Healthy Entrepreneurs, active in the period 2016-2020 in Ghana and Tanzania.
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    Pallaqueras’ assistance platform provides humanitarian aid to women miners in Peru

    19 October 2020

    In Peru, artisanal gold women miners that dedicate themselves to the search of tiny traces of gold waste in hillsides are referred to as Pallaqueras. Since the start of the pandemic, many of them have been severely affected by the health and economic crisis.
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    Elections in Bolivia: women miners submit their political agenda to candidates

    16 October 2020

    Solidaridad, together with other civil associations, facilitated a meeting between the National Network of Women and Mining (Red Nacional de Mujeres y Minería) and candidates for government posts in mining regions. Women miners presented their proposals to improve their current working and living conditions, and got the commitment from two candidates to take actions about it.
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