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    Solidaridad Launches New Programme to Transform Liberia’s Cocoa Sector

    03 April 2018

    Cocoa is an important cash-crop in Liberia, but the sector remains largely underdeveloped. To address this, Solidaridad has launched a training programme with support from The European Union and in collaboration with the Liberian Ministry of Agriculture, to facilitate good cocoa production practices and transform the sector.
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    Nutri-Fair Event in India Highlights Women’s Role in Agriculture

    29 March 2018

    More than 1,000 rural women in Bhopal, India gathered at a special event organized by Solidaridad, the Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering, and the Indian Council of Agricultural Research Institute to commemorate International Women’s Day.
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    Solidaridad Presents Study On Low-carbon Family Farming

    26 March 2018

    Brazil is among the ten largest greenhouse gas emitters on the globe. To date, most efforts to quantify greenhouse gas emissions from Brazilian agriculture have been focused on large-scale production systems. However, small-scale agriculture has a major impact too. Small-scale agricultural units represent 24% of rural land and include 75% of the rural population.
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    What Role Can Technology Play in Smallholder Farms?

    22 March 2018

    Mandla Nkomo, Managing Director at Solidaridad Network - Southern Africa, shares his view on the role of digital solutions in supporting smallholder farmers. Below, he highlights some of the immediate areas of opportunity within the smallholder sector.
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    STIP Launches First & Only Shrimp Industry Glossy: Shrimptails

    18 March 2018

    This week, the Seafood Trade Intelligence Portal (STIP) publishes the first edition of Shrimptails, the first and only shrimp sector sourcing magazine.
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    Solidaridad Honoured with “Award of Excellence” by Rani Durgawati University, Central India

    13 March 2018

    Solidaridad’s dedicated efforts have been recognized by one of the oldest Government Universities in Central India, the Rani Durgawati Vishwavidyalaya, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh.
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    Supporting Female Farmers In West Africa Become Agri-Entrepreneurs

    11 March 2018

    Most female farmers don’t grow cash crops. Instead, they focus on food crops to meet the needs of their families. The reason many women are not able to expand their farming activities is due to a lack of access to finance, land, and technical knowledge.
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    International Women’s Day 2018: Why Gender Inclusivity Is Key to Sustainability

    08 March 2018

    In recognition of International Women’s Day 2018 and its core message, #PressforProgress, we have released a new video to amplify the voices of our global Gender Task Force Team.
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    Workshop Highlights Role of Interdisciplinary Approaches to Innovation

    01 March 2018

    The agenda for the third annual UC Berkeley-Solidaridad workshop on Innovation in Agrifood Supply Chains – People-Planet-Profitability is shaping up to be the best yet. The programme, which will take place on 18 and 19 April in Berkeley, California, offers a comprehensive examination of all aspects of supply chain sustainability.
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    Four Criteria for Successful Climate Change Interventions

    27 February 2018

    To promote innovations and share experiences globally, a group of Solidaridad experts from East Africa visited coffee farms in Colombia and Peru to learn first-hand about the successful coffee-growing model developed in South America that’s well-adapted to climate change.
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