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    CRAFT Code for Risk Mitigation in Mining Facilitates Responsible Sourcing of Minerals

    02 October 2018

    The Alliance for Responsible Mining (ARM) and RESOLVE have released a code to facilitate increased responsible sourcing from artisanal miners. Solidaridad was involved in the development of the CRAFT Code. The CRAFT Code allows Solidaridad project mines - as well as many other artisanal and small-scale mines - to be recognized as operating responsibly.
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    Solidaridad Pioneers Tomato Grafting in Uganda

    25 September 2018

    Tropical fruit trees including tomato offer greater yields when good fruiting characteristics are merged with disease resistance. This solution transforms low quality fruit trees into high-yielding varieties that enable farmers to earn greater income, improve nutrition, and ensure food security.
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    Solidaridad and Partners Hold Youth in Cocoa Conference

    21 September 2018

    Solidaridad West Africa and partners, implementing the MASO Youth Programme, have hosted more than 200 young men and women to the first-ever ‘Youth In Cocoa’ Conference in Ghana.
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    Institutes of Higher Education Train Indian Farmers on Sustainable Business

    21 September 2018

    Renowned institutes of education, research and governance in India have joined Solidaridad in providing small farmers with the skills they need to succeed. Solidaridad’s “Farmer Producer Organization” approach is effective in helping integrate farmers within the value chain while creating a level playing field for them to do business.
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    Laying the Foundation for a Food Secure Mozambique

    18 September 2018

    In recent years, Mozambique has experienced an increase in non-communicable diseases. These include cardiovascular diseases, cancers, chronic respiratory diseases, asthma, and diabetes. There is a causal link between deaths and the ingestion of chemicals found in locally produced crops.
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    Solidaridad Deepens Partnership with COCOBOD for Cocoa Sustainability

    17 September 2018

    The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) and Solidaridad West Africa have strengthened their partnership to implement and support cocoa initiatives and programmes in Ghana. The aim is to boost support for market transformation by working simultaneously with relevant stakeholders and actors within the cocoa sector.
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    Solidaridad Develops Innovative Business Incubator for Small-Scale Gold Miners

    11 September 2018

    Solidaridad is developing an innovative business incubator, the Accelerator for Responsible Gold, in response to the fast global growth of artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM). The Accelerator will more rapidly scale up best practices in the small-scale mining sector by improving the quality and availability of services that miners need to operate responsibly.
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    Advancing Working Conditions in Gold Mining Communities

    05 September 2018

    From December 2013 to March 2017, Solidaridad partnered with Cartier Philanthropy. Together, they implemented the Partnering for Better Livelihoods in the Gold Supply Chain programme in Ghana and Peru. Through guidance in certification and access to health facilities, the programme aimed at improving miners’ working conditions and livelihoods, while providing support for women to generate income.
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    A Story of Women in South Africa Excelling in Sugarcane

    04 September 2018

    Sugarcane production is generally perceived to be a male dominated sector. In South Africa women are much more involved in horticulture, soy and cotton however as this story shows there are also women thriving in smallholder sugarcane farms. Since 2016, Solidaridad in collaboration with the llovo sugar mill, has supported smallholder sugarcane farmers in Noodsberg, South Africa.
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    Mesoamerican Leaders Promote Integrated Landscape Management

    29 August 2018

    In the first week of July, Solidaridad joined forces with other NGOs and institutions in the Mesoamerican region to talk sustainable landscapes. The result? A joint action plan to enhance sustainability landscapes and promote a green and inclusive economy in Central America and Mexico.
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