Solidaridad Stories

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    Promoting financial inclusion for women in cocoa-producing communities

    08 September 2020

    Solidaridad’s Village Savings and Loan Association scheme, introduced in cocoa-producing communities, is charting the course for financial independence for women.

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    Supporting small businesses to access finance for COVID resilience

    02 September 2020

    Solidaridad’s Cocoa Rehabilitation and Intensification Programme, funded by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Ghana, has been building the capacity of participating small a

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    Boosting oil palm farming in Sierra Leone — teachers and army officers rise to the challenge

    01 September 2020

    The Sustainable West Africa Palm Oil Programme (SWAPP) seeks to contribute to the transformation of the oil palm sector in West Africa.

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    When sustainability becomes a family matter

    25 August 2020

    The Horoszczuk family has undergone many changes since they began to walk a path of continual improvement in 2012, but their main achievement has been to turn sustainability into a habit.

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    Mobilizing communities for development initiatives

    19 August 2020

    The Cocoa Life project, implemented by Solidaridad and funded by Mondelez International, seeks to transform and empower cocoa-producing communities to create ideal living conditions for themselves

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    Inspiring youth into oil palm cultivation in Sierra Leone

    11 August 2020

    Sierra Leone has one of the most productive oil palm landscapes in West Africa with smallholder oil palm farmers accounting for 32,000 hectares of farmlands and producing 80% of the total

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    Farmers in Liberia record a boom in oil palm yields after training

    07 August 2020

    Smallholder farmers implementing best management practices in oil palm fields in Liberia are recording 50 percent increases in yield following two years of the Sustainable West Africa Pal

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    Smallholder oil palm farmers improve their livelihood in Nigeria

    28 July 2020

    Nigeria is the fifth-largest producer of palm oil globally with less than two per cent of total global market production.

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    Agricultural services for farmers — youth to the rescue

    21 July 2020

    Under the Cocoa Rehabilitation and Intensification Programme, Osei Kwame is changing the game for cocoa far

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    Women take up business and leadership positions in Golden Line community in Tanzania

    02 July 2020

    A group of women in the mining community Mgusu in Tanzania have joined forces and set up a business together in selling protective mining equipment.

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