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    Smallholders crucial to preserving the Amazon rainforest

    29 January 2019

    A Solidaridad project in Pará, Brazil, shows how smallholders can improve their incomes and avoid deforestation by integrating livestock and cocoa production.
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    9 Recommendations for improving land and water management

    24 January 2019

    State officials, farmers and researchers in India have agreed upon measures for improving agricultural production during several high-level workshops organized by Solidaridad in partnership with AFC India Ltd and the Department of Agriculture, Government of Uttar Pradesh.
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    Blog: Soy sustainability requires more than mitigating risks at farm level

    22 January 2019

    In this blog, Solidaridad’s International Programme Coordinator for soy, Alex Ehrenhaus, explores the technical challenges in effective land use monitoring as well as the need for synergy in production values across regions.
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    Dutch Prime Minister Rutte endorses better water management for coffee in Colombia

    15 January 2019

    Removing challenges for implementing good water management can increase the income of coffee growers.
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    Aquaculture Innovation Challenge 2019 kicks off with a splash

    10 January 2019

    This year’s Aquaculture Innovation Challenge (AIC) Indonesia will kick off in Jakarta on 23 January, starting at 13:00. The AIC is intended for students, start-ups, project teams, small and medium-sized enterprises and other companies who boast groundbreaking ideas or innovations that can improve the shrimp industry but require knowledge, networks, finance or capital.
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    Improving sustainable palm oil supply chains with Henkel Beauty Care’s new Nature Box

    03 January 2019

    Solidaridad has recently expanded its partnership with Henkel Beauty Care to include the company’s new brand, Nature Box.
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    Focus on landscapes takes sustainability to the next level

    21 December 2018

    The Landscape Standard is an emerging tool that measures the environmental, social and economic impact of production on a landscape in order to improve sustainability.
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    Colombia and the Netherlands: Twin stars in promoting sustainable change

    19 December 2018

    The challenges and opportunities Colombia faces in becoming a global leader in sustainable trade were addressed at this year’s edition of the Sustainable Trade Platform Forum in Bogotá.
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    Peruvian government recognizes good mining conditions and practices

    18 December 2018

    San Luis Artisanal Mining Company has received a commendation from the government of Peru for its achievement of Fairmined certification, having completed its formalization process with support from Solidaridad and the Alliance for Responsible Mining. The government wants to increase the number of miners certified per year to 10,000 in 2019 by making the process more accessible.
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    Solidaridad calls for sustainable production of palm oil in face of EU ban

    13 December 2018

    The EU’s recent ban of palm oil for use in biofuels by 2030 has caused discontent among palm oil producing countries, and put the entire industry under scrutiny.
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