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    Solidaridad Co-launches China Roundtable on Sustainable Livestock

    26 April 2018

    On March 29, 2018 the China Roundtable on Sustainable Livestock was launched in Shijiazhuang City on the margins of the First China Ruminant Conference. This marked the beginning of a globally significant multi-stakeholder process for improving the productivity and sustainability of both China’s livestock sector and that of its major source of imported meat: Brazil.
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    Solidaridad Wins Arrell Global Food Innovation Award

    24 April 2018

    Solidaridad and Dr Samuel Myers of Harvard University are the inaugural winners of the Arrell Global Food Innovation Award.
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    Empowering Women Benefits Everyone: Cocoa Producers & The Chocolate Industry

    24 April 2018

    This week, the 4th World Cocoa Conference takes place in Berlin. On the first day of this event, the Women In Cocoa & Chocolate Network held a gathering to highlight the role of women in improving the resilience and sustainability of the cocoa value chain.
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    Farming Families & Forests Victim of Failing Cocoa Market

    19 April 2018

    The 2018 Cocoa Barometer, released today, reveals that efforts to address poverty, deforestation, and child labour have fallen short. It reveals that for cocoa growing communities, particularly in West Africa, these issues have been made worse by a rapid fall in prices.
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    Solidaridad Network Asia Wins JSW-Times of India Earth Care Award

    18 April 2018

    Solidaridad has won the JSW-Times of India Earth Care Award 2018 for its Sustainable Agriculture, Food Security & Linkages (SaFaL) programme in Bangladesh.
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    Solidaridad Highlights Women’s Role in Gold Mining at OECD Talks

    16 April 2018

    Today, during the OECD 2018 Forum on Responsible Mineral Supply Chains in Paris, Solidaridad has put the role of women in the gold mining industry firmly on the agenda. Together with Business for Social Responsibility and the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Solidaridad has invited key speakers to highlight the role of women in small and artisanal gold mines.
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    Building Climate Resilience Among Sugarcane Farmers in India

    11 April 2018

    India is the world’s largest consumer of sugar and the second largest producer after Brazil. However, sugarcane is highly water intensive and recent years have witnessed significant droughts. Solidaridad, along with its partners, is supporting farmers with modern cultivation practices to enhance smallholder production.
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    Engagement with The Responsible Business Forum Jakarta 2018

    09 April 2018

    On 27 and 28 March, the 5th Responsible Business Forum on Food & Agriculture was held in Jakarta. More than 500 decision-makers from business, government, investors and the development community met to discuss challenges facing the region and agree on scaling collaborative action.
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    Landscape Governance Platform Proves Effective Against Floods

    06 April 2018

    The Gran Chaco is the biggest dry forest area in South America and covers the western part of Paraguay. Every year, its inhabitants face long dry seasons and wait earnestly for rain. However, last month, 800 millimeters of rain fell in just 20 days turning the Paraguayan Central Chaco into a flood.
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    Blog: Solidaridad Shares Vision for Future of Dutch Development Cooperation

    04 April 2018

    The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation has requested the civil society community - including Solidaridad - to submit input for their new policy framework. In this blog, Solidaridad Network Executive Director Nico Roozen shares our perspective on the coming challenges for international cooperation.
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