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    RECEIPT: Bridging the climate information gap to support climate action

    23 September 2020

    Climate change is real. We see it in our own environment and we hear about it in the news. However, understanding climate effects and their impact on society and the economy is not straightforward. Climate science itself is complex, but translating these models and predictions about future change to the reality of daily life is challenging and highly context specific.
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    Sustainable practices in sugarcane for smallholders

    21 September 2020

    Through PanameriCaña, Solidaridad has created a smallholder training programme in Mexico that empowers producers, technicians and workers with the knowledge and ability necessary to apply sustainable practices in sugarcane production.
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    DOB Equity makes further investment in Tanzania's leading dairy processor

    17 September 2020

    DOB Equity, a leading Dutch family-backed impact investor in East Africa, has made a further investment in Tanga Fresh, the biggest dairy processor in Tanzania. This additional investment from DOB will help Tanga Fresh expand its production in the long-life milk market.
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    Developing traceability solutions for artisanal and small-scale mines

    15 September 2020

    Solidaridad’s gold programme, through its ‘Accelerator for Responsible Gold’ project, funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is providing support to small-scale gold mines to develop and implement traceability systems to keep well-documented records at every step of the mine value chain.
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    Solidaridad’s USAID-funded W-GDP WomenConnect Challenge Project Gains Momentum

    10 September 2020

    The vast majority of dairy farmers in Bangladesh are women. However they are often excluded from opportunities to increase their knowledge on good practices and to financially benefit from milk sales.
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    RSPO Members in Guatemala and Honduras adapt sustainable palm oil standards

    09 September 2020

    The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) has issued the Principles and Criteria for Sustainable Palm Oil Production since 2005, with its most recent version issued in 2018. Currently, RSPO members in Guatemala and Honduras are collaborating online to raise awareness and bring the standards into context through each country’s legal framework.
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    Climate balance and health on the planet depend on the Amazon

    04 September 2020

    Growing deforestation in the main tropical forest reserve in the world not only impacts climate change; it also increases the risk for new epidemics. Now, more than ever, the private sector must act in favor of a low carbon economy.
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    Cocoa and chocolate women network of Honduras empowered to grow

    03 September 2020

    Solidaridad was selected along with seven other organizations for The Power to Grow Innovation Challenge, which formed new strategic alliances between organizations within La Red de Innovación e Impacto (La Red). With the funds obtained from the challenge, Solidaridad continues to build the production and marketing capacities of the Cocoa and Chocolate Women Network of Honduras (REDMUCH).
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    Moringa trees against climate change

    28 August 2020

    Moringa trees are being promoted as a dual solution to mitigate the impacts of climate change, while also providing an alternative source of income for families. With wide-ranging nutritional and medicinal properties, and ease of planting, the tree offers many benefits on the individual and community level.
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    New Webinar explores how Ethiopia can become a sustainable textile hub

    27 August 2020

    Can Ethiopia become a sustainable textile hub for European brands? Join this webinar which invites speakers from major buyer Scan-Thor / Otto to offer their views on sourcing from Ethiopia.
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