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    World Bank praises Ghana climate change intervention

    27 January 2020

    Communities in Ghana are making progress combating deforestation with the support of a Dedicated Grant Mechanism Project. So says the World Bank following a supervisory mission.
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    Impact investors missing out on huge potential of ASM Gold

    21 January 2020

    The artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) gold sector suffers from a dubious reputation worldwide among micro-credit financiers, impact investors and the private sector. There is a persistent perception that investing in and financing of ASM comes with a high level of risk. However, this perception is inaccurate and unfair.
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    Spotlighting youth in agriculture in Ghana

    16 January 2020

    Farmers' Day in Ghana provided an opportunity to engage young people in agriculture. To be sustainable, the sector must attract a new generation.
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    More cocoa farmers to benefit from new deal reached in Liberia

    13 January 2020

    The EU Delegation in Liberia has signed a new partnership agreement with Solidaridad West Africa to implement the Cocoa Value Chain Development Programme. The four-year intervention seeks to increase incomes, improve livelihoods, and boost the resilience and competitiveness of the Liberian cocoa sector.
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    Tackling the smuggling and money laundering in ASM gold is a must

    09 January 2020

    The artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) gold sector suffers from a dubious reputation worldwide among micro-credit financiers, impact investors and the private sector. There is a persistent perception that investing in and financing of ASM comes with a high level of risk. However, this perception is inaccurate and unfair.
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    Awards for community nutrition volunteers in Bangladesh

    06 January 2020

    Kona Poddar and Liltu Rani Mandal are the proud recipients of 2019 Joyeeta awards from the Bangladeshi government. They are both community nutrition volunteers in Solidardad’s SaFaL sustainability programme.
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    Aunexum and Solidaridad partner to invest in responsible ASM gold

    02 January 2020

    Dutch-based gold company Aunexum Precious Metals Group and Solidaridad have partnered up to jointly invest in artisanal and small-scale (ASM) gold mining. We will look into suitable methods for mercury-free gold mining in Ghana and Tanzania, as well as investigate the possibilities for direct purchasing of responsible gold from ASM gold mines.
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    50 years of change that matters

    30 December 2019

    2019 was a special year for Solidaridad. Exactly 50 years ago, on 30 November 1969, Solidaridad sprung to life. We've been working for the fairer distribution of wealth along food value chains ever since.
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    Nico Roozen: A founding father

    23 December 2019

    Solidaridad’s honorary president Nico Roozen on lessons learnt from more than 30 years at the helm of certification systems, the disruptive power of new technologies, and why they’re needed to make an impact on the supply chain.
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    ASM Gold deserves support from formal finance

    18 December 2019

    The artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) gold sector suffers from a dubious reputation worldwide among micro-credit financiers, impact investors and the private sector. There is a persistent perception that investing in and financing of ASM comes with a high level of risk. However, this perception is inaccurate and unfair.
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