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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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    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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