Solidaridad Stories

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    The Solidaridad Show: Broadcasting Best Practices in Ghana

    22 November 2018

    More than 10,000 people in both the western and Brong Ahafo regions of Ghana tune in regularly to a new radio show that addresses issues of climate change and land use through informative and enter

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    Ensuring Community Livelihoods Through Effective Land Governance in Sierra Leone

    25 October 2018

    In Sierra Leone, two-thirds of the population are involved in subsistence farming. Here, land is not just an asset but also an important means of livelihoods and survival for many.

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    Spotlight on Colombia: A Different Story of Palm Oil

    27 July 2018

    Palm oil is associated with negative practices such as deforestation and displacement, but this plant and its fruit have other stories of remote lands that have not been told. 

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    TUERÊ AND COCOA: Family Production to Reforest the Amazon

    10 May 2018

    In one of the biggest rural settlements in Latin America, cocoa producers are learning to recover native forests with sustainable management practices.

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    One Community’s Effort: The Forest That Returned a Creek

    03 May 2018

    This is the story of a community in the El Dovio Municipality in Colombia, who worked together to recover their territory’s water. They did this by bringing back a forest felled many years ago.

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    Prime Minister of Bangladesh Presents Award to Lead Female Farmer of Solidaridad's SAFAL Programme

    13 April 2018

    On 1 March, the Prime Minister of Bangladesh presented an award to Shikha Rani Chakravarti, a lead farmer of Solidaridad Asia’s Sustainable Livelihoods, Food Security and Linkages (SaFaL) programme

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    Sustaining Customary Forests: A Story of Change in Indonesia

    21 February 2018

    Kulbir Mehta, Solidaridad’s Indonesia Country Manager outlines why local communities should be recognised as the lawful custodian of forests.

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    Food security in Kenya: Increasing quality of supply while developing demand

    22 November 2017

    It’s hard to miss. Kenya is developing fast. The shiny new buildings and shopping malls in Nairobi are just one of the many manifestations of this.

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    Investing in women for community economic development

    18 October 2017

    “We desire to undertake some economic venture but we have no funds to start any activity here”, lamented Sarah Asare, a 42-year-old resident of Ekorso, Ghana. Sarah is not alone in this s

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    China’s “left behind” women are moving ahead

    21 September 2017

    Wenshu Zhao, a cotton farmer from Wangdaozhaier village in China, never thought she’d become an entrepreneur. Her farm in Hebei province wasn’t very profitable.

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