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    First successful True Potato Seed (TPS) trial of Solynta and Solidaridad in Mozambique shows great potential

    16 October 2020

    A first pilot using True Potato Seed (TPS) in Angonia District, Tete province in Mozambique, conducted by Solidaridad and Solynta shows great potential to drastically improve and innovate potato production in Mozambique. The potato crop is increasingly important for nutrition security and farmer livelihoods in Mozambique and many countries in Africa.
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    Webinar explores the business case for medicinal and aromatic plants

    13 October 2020

    More than 80 participants from 37 countries attended the ‘Unlocking the potential of medicinal and aromatic plants” webinar held on October 7th. Participants exchanged thoughts and insights on the potential of the Medicinal and Aromatic Plants sector for herb farmers and other sector players in countries worldwide, and on what is needed to unlock this potential in a sustainable way.
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    Solidaridad teams up with Hendrix Genetics for a Sustainable Poultry Program in Mozambique and Zambia

    13 October 2020

    Solidaridad is excited to get started on this new program with our partners at Hendrix Genetics, aimed at improving income and food security.
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    81 schools reached with safe-adequate water and hygiene facilities in Sri Lanka

    12 October 2020

    In Sri Lanka, Solidaridad is working towards providing safe and adequate water for 236 previously unreached locations in the Central and Uva Provinces with the collaboration of two implementing partners through its “Reaching the Unreached Estates and Surrounding Communities on Equitable Water, Sanitation, Hygiene (WASH) for improved Health and Project” (RTU).
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    Sustainable livelihoods through improved banana production in Meru county, Kenya

    08 October 2020

    In May 2020, smallholder banana farmers in one of the largest banana producing areas of Mitunguu in Meru County, Kenya noticed pronounced and unfamiliar symptoms of a disease in their banana orchards. Solidaridad joined a team of experts to identify the disease and implement treatment and prevention measures.
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    The Gold Solution recognized in Artisanal Mining Grand Challenge

    07 October 2020

    Solidaridad’s Gold Solution was recognized as a finalist in the just ended Artisanal Mining Grand Challenge for its innovative use of digital tools to engage small-scale miners with better practices to reduce environmental degradation and pollution within the sector.
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    Jointly calling on gold industry to include ASM in their supply chains

    07 October 2020

    Solidaridad has signed the joint statement, initiated by the Alliance for Responsible Mining, urging the gold and jewellery industry to include artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) in their sourcing policies and practices. This statement is the result of recent news of a major jewellery company that has publicly committed to sourcing 100% recycled gold.
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    Kontali acquires Seafood TIP from Solidaridad

    06 October 2020

    Kontali Analyse AS (Kontali) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Seafood TIP B.V., strengthening its position as the leading global player in systemizing the world of fisheries and aquaculture. The acquisition is completed with Seafood TIP becoming a wholly- owned subsidiary of Kontali based in Utrecht, the Netherlands.
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    Launching the EU SWITCH-Asia Programme for Sustainable Future of The Kolkata Tanneries

    05 October 2020

    A new initiative in West Bengal brings together a wide array of partners to support Kolkata tanneries to adopt cleaner, more sustainable leather practices. The 42-month project is funded by the European Union under the SWITCH-Asia Programme.
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    Preparing Africa's Agriculture for the Future

    29 September 2020

    Mandla Nkomo, Managing Director for Solidaridad in Southern Africa, posits that African Agriculture is poised for a new epoch, which will embody the current realities and demands on the continent.
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