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    Solidaridad launches ambitious deforestation-free strategy in South America

    11 April 2019

    Solidaridad will work with 6,889 producers to avoid the deforestation of 144,000 hectares, implement sustainable production across 157,000 hectares and restore 30,000 hectares currently degraded.
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    Cattle in Africa get graded with mobile monitoring

    09 April 2019

    The new Cattle Grading App is an easy and effective way to help smallholders align their herd management practices with market demands.
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    China livestock industry signals significant support for sustainable beef

    05 April 2019

    At the end of March, the China Animal Agriculture Association, supported by Solidaridad, became the first Chinese member of the Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef. This new membership comes at an important time in China’s livestock industry, with domestic production providing the vast majority of beef required to fulfill the country’s demand.
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    Trinitea empowers smallholder tea growers of India

    04 April 2019

    The launch of Trinitea on 4 April marks a significant milestone in the evolution of the Indian smallholder tea sector. Jointly developed by Solidaridad and the Indian Tea Association, Trinitea will make use of the first-of-its-kind digital self-assessment application to ensure small-scale growers are internationally and nationally compliant by improving the quality of tea production and pricing.
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    Women in cocoa explore viable options to increase incomes

    29 March 2019

    Women cocoa farmers contribute half of the labor associated with the production of the commodity yet they control meager incomes from the trade. Solidaridad and partners explored viable options available within the cocoa value chain for women to earn additional incomes to improve their livelihoods.
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    5 Ways to help small sugarcane farmers become more sustainable

    28 March 2019

    Solidaridad and partner organization Orplana provided insights from their newest programme, Muda Cana, to support smallholders on their journey towards sustainability during the Bonsucro Week held in Bangkok.
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    World Water Day: Building an oasis in the Dry Chaco

    22 March 2019

    Today, to mark International World Water Day, we reflect on two indigenous communities in the Central Chaco region in Paraguay. With the support of Solidaridad, they are benefiting from greater access to water and food security.
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    Solidaridad releases mid-term review

    21 March 2019

    Solidaridad has released the findings of the mid-term review of its Advocacy for Change and Practice for Change programmes. Alongside the review, Solidaridad shared its response to recommendations.
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    Global partners set objectives at first Farmer2Market training in South Africa

    19 March 2019

    The Farmer2Market programme hosted its first training workshop in February at the Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development’s (GDARD) AgriPark in Westonaria, in the West Rand, Johannesburg.
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    Sugar, Water and Women: India’s changing sugarcane industry

    15 March 2019

    India's sugarcane industry relies on more than six million smallholder farmers to produce its sugar. Due to small farm size and the associated inefficiencies, Indian productivity lags far behind other parts of the world. Solidaridad is working with women in Pune, India, to increase the sustainability and yields in sugarcane farming.
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