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    Women in mining shine at exhibit for The Golden Line

    30 May 2019

    This year's OECD meeting on sustainable mineral supply chains hosted a special exhibition designed to raise awareness about challenges for female miners. Visitors entering the venue were greeted with large and colourful photographs of women mine workers from small-scale mining communities in Tanzania and Ghana.
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    Palm oil producers in Colombia share sustainability successes with Dutch parliamentarians

    28 May 2019

    A delegation from the parliament of the Netherlands visited a smallholder palm oil plantation in María La Baja, Bolívar (Colombia) in May to understand how this crop benefits small producers and creates legitimate work in the Colombian countryside.
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    New publication gives unique insight into Solidaridad’s gender inclusivity portfolio

    27 May 2019

    Solidaridad celebrated its 50th anniversary on 16 May, proudly sharing our history of achievements with stakeholders from all around the world. Occasions such as these present a good opportunity for self-reflection: looking back at our work of the past years and reflecting on the changes to which we have contributed.
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    Solidaridad welcomes partners, panelists and staff at anniversary conference

    24 May 2019

    Solidaridad had the honour to welcome our international partners, panelists and staff from five regional offices for our 50th anniversary conference on 16 May. It was held at the TivoliVredenburg event location in Utrecht and featured four panel discussions on sustainable and inclusive development.
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    Let's use palm oil's potential

    23 May 2019

    Despite excesses that can be involved in palm oil production, such as the destruction of rainforests and the exploitation of workers, Solidaridad is not calling for a ban on palm oil. Instead we call on companies and consumers to choose for sustainable palm oil production and consumption. Why?
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    Jeroen Douglas appointed as new executive director of Solidaridad Network

    23 May 2019

    As of May 2019, Solidaridad has a new Executive Director. Jeroen Douglas takes over from Nico Roozen, who has led the organization for 33 years. Jeroen has a long history with Solidaridad and combines continuity with innovation.
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    Solidaridad celebrates its 50 years as new director takes the lead

    21 May 2019

    Together with 500 guests from around the world and across the years, Solidaridad proudly celebrated its 50th anniversary on 16 May. The day included panel discussions, a reflection on the origins of Solidaridad, and the official transition to the new Executive Director Jeroen Douglas.
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    The power of a palm partnership

    14 May 2019

    Since 2012, Solidaridad and the consumer goods company Henkel have been working together to promote a sustainable palm oil value chain and improve the lives of smallholder farmers.
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    Solvent Extractors Association of India acknowledges Solidaridad as partner

    09 May 2019

    India’s premier edible oil industry association, the Solvent Extractors Association of India (SEA) recognized and acknowledged Solidaridad as its sustainability partner during the Rapeseed-Mustard Conclave 2019 on 04 and 05 May at Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.
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    UK Prosperity fund agri-tech catalyst projects in Colombia

    07 May 2019

    The Agri-tech Catalyst Activity under the Colombian Prosperity Fund Programme with its implementing partners, Innovate UK and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture-CIAT are happy to announce the selected winning projects.
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