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    1,019 Indian Farmers Complete World's First Sustainable Castor Bean Programme

    01 June 2018

    A total of 1,019 Indian farmers have successfully completed the world’s first sustainable Castor bean programme. This is a result of a collaboration between leading chemical companies, Arkema, BASF and Jayant Agro-Organics, and CSO Solidaridad who are working together to create a framework for sustainable castor bean production.
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    Investing in Mozambique to Maximize the Positive Impact of Soy Production

    31 May 2018

    Through our soy programme we have been working to promote the sustainability of soy production in Mozambique. In this blog, Gert van der Bijl, International Programme Coordinator demonstrates that an increase in the productivity of soy can also have positive impact.
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    Solidaridad Releases 2017 Annual Report

    29 May 2018

    By 2050, there will be nine billion people on the planet. This means we need to deliver more food with the same amount of land and water available. As growing awareness of this challenge mounts, both private and government players recognize that a sustainable, climate-resilient approach to global trade is key.
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    Solidaridad-led “Clean Ganga” Project Recognized as Ideal Indo-Dutch Public Private Partnership Model

    26 May 2018

    Cora van Nieuwenhuizen, the Minister for Water and Infrastructure from Government of the Netherlands, is visiting India as part of Prime Minister Mark Rutte's delegation.
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    Solidaridad Receives Community Impact Award at Arrell Global Food Summit

    23 May 2018

    Solidardad has been presented with the Arrell Global Food Innovation Award for Community Impact. A second award, for research, was given to Dr. Samuel Myers, of Harvard University. Both awards were presented at a ceremony, in Toronto, on the closing day of the Arrell Food Summit.
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    Solidaridad & Sympany Launch Dutch Campaign To Inspire Fashion Consciousness

    22 May 2018

    What you choose to buy, or not to buy, has a direct influence on someone's life. To raise awareness of this fact, Solidaridad and social enterprise Sympany have launched a campaign in the Netherlands to inspire the public to become #modebewust (fashion conscious).
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    Solidaridad Launches Programme to Revitalize Cocoa Sector in Liberia

    17 May 2018

    Solidaridad has launched a new four-year programme targeting 5,000 smallholder cocoa farmers in Liberia with the goal to create a vibrant, competitive and profitable cocoa economy. This programme focuses on including at least 30% women and supporting the planting of about 3,800 acres of improved cocoa in the Bong, Nimba and Lofa counties.
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    Promoting Sustainable Organic Agriculture in Zambia

    15 May 2018

    The agricultural landscape in Zambia is dominated by smallholder farmers. A total of 1.47 million households benefit from primary agricultural activities within the smallholder sector. Farming methods vary from conventional to organic farming.
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    Solidaridad Celebrates New European Office in Germany

    07 May 2018

    Germany is the largest economy in Europe, an important agricultural player and an essential market for Solidaridad to engage with. To work towards fulfilling our European ambitions, Solidaridad has created the foundation for a new entity in Germany.
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    Protecting Community Rights to Land in Sierra Leone

    01 May 2018

    A new project in Sierra Leone is working to protect land rights, livelihoods and food security of vulnerable people while promoting sustainable businesses. This project applies the New Alliance Due Diligence Tool within a large-scale agricultural investment and works with local communities and the private sector to safeguard rights to land.
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