Solidaridad Stories

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    Kenyan youth growing profitable seedlings business

    16 December 2019

    The 30 members of a youth group in central Kenya are running a successful vegetable nursery.

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    Revitalizing Zambia citrus production

    25 November 2019

    Thomas Zimba is a retired agriculture extension officer for the Zambian Ministry of Agriculture.

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    Balancing traditions and export crops: Aníbal’s story

    07 November 2019

    Indigenous communities in Paraguay's Dry Chaco region often struggle to make ends meet because of the extreme weather conditions.

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    Fruitful gains in Kenya’s horticultural sector

    29 October 2019

    The HortIMPACT programme trains providers of farm input services in Kenya in safe practices and links them to smallholder farmers.

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    How Solidaridad’s Impact Investment Task Force struck first deal

    17 October 2019

    Oikocredit of the Netherlands has announced a USD 3.15 million impact investment in the award-winning Kayonza Growers Tea Factory in Uganda.

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    Women’s society in rural Sri Lanka creates impact through improved access to water

    15 October 2019

    In Solidaridad’s current project “Reaching the Unreached” in the Matale District in Sri Lanka, we work together with the local community in the rural village of Wanaraniya on renovating existing wa

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    ‘Green’ leaves in your tea

    10 October 2019

    Arnoldo Holzmeister recently gained Rainforest Alliance certification along with 112 other smallholders who grow tea in north-eastern Argentina.

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    Linking women farmers to high-value markets in South Africa

    22 August 2019

    Nomxolisi Mathe is one of 105 female farmers taking part in Solidaridad’s Farmer2Market project in South Africa. As a horticulture farmer in Putfontein, a village east of Johannesburg, Ms.

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    Advocating for more leadership positions occupied by women in their communities

    13 August 2019

    Many roles in family businesses are still assigned on the basis of gender in South America: it is believed that women are not strong enough to work the land, or are ill-suited for finance, negotiat

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    Enhancing landscape management practices through productivity

    17 June 2019

    The lower Kafue sub-basin lies to the west of Mazabuka District in the eastern part of Zambia.

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