Solidaridad Stories

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    Empowering farmers to improve their productivity

    18 November 2020

    A Village Savings and Loan Association intervention is helping oil palm farmers collaborate, save, and invest in improved seedlings for better yields.

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    Hope for smallholder farmers amid a pandemic

    03 November 2020

    The Alternative Livelihood and Empowerment Programme (ALEP) by Solidaridad, which runs alongside its cocoa and oil palm programmes, has served as a lifeline for smallholder farmers to sta

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    Mobilizing the youth to support aging farmers

    23 October 2020

    With the average age of farmers in Liberia increasing, now at 44 years, the ability of farmers to meet the manpower needs of the Liberia oil palm sub-sector is in doubt.

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    A Women Farmers’ Group Driving Adoption of Agriculture, Economic Empowerment & Environmental Sustainability

    22 October 2020

    Concerted efforts of Solidaridad and a women farmers’ group helped communities reduce dependency on illegal mining, develop good agricultural practices and improve household nutrition and

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    Championing Gender Parity Within Mining Communities In Uganda

    17 October 2020

    While advances have been made towards the vision for gender parity laid out in the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, many women and girls are yet to see the results due to existing and

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    WALC empowers women to lead landscape transformation

    15 October 2020

    Empowering women is an integral part of sustainable development.

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    Improving women's right to land in traditional communities in Nigeria

    14 October 2020

    In some traditional Nigerian communities, women are not allowed to own a parcel of family land, a situation that impedes their economic well-being.

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    Heirs and stewards of the Colombian coffee tradition

    02 October 2020

    The children and grandchildren of longtime coffee families are breathing new energy and life into their traditions.

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    Coffee producer prosperity and success for smallholders in Mexico

    30 September 2020

    Coffee producer prosperity and success is strongly tied to collaboration and learning through communities, especially in Mexico, where the crop holds a high environmental, economic and social value

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    Breaking barriers for women in mining

    24 September 2020

    The Golden Line Project is changing the status quo for the women who make up 51% of Ghana’s mining workforce.

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