One Community’s Effort: The Forest That Returned a Creek
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.
Prime Minister of Bangladesh Presents Award to Lead Female Farmer of Solidaridad's SAFAL Programme
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
Sustaining Customary Forests: A Story of Change in Indonesia
Kulbir Mehta, Solidaridad’s Indonesia Country Manager outlines why local communities should be recognised as the lawful custodian of forests.
Food security in Kenya: Increasing quality of supply while developing demand
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.
Investing in women for community economic development
“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
China’s “left behind” women are moving ahead
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.
Preserving the environment through responsible mining
Small-scale mining is a high-risk activity with miners facing a host of dangers every day. It is also seen as an environmentally destructive activity.
The resilience of cotton and its communities in Brazil
Solidaridad and Instituto C&A want to take up the tradition of cotton growing in a region that was once a pride of Brazil but today suffers from devastating drought.
Small Coffee Growers, Big Changes
Helping farmers to adopt climate-smart agricultural practices is one of the the main strategies for Solidaridad in support of sustainability. To accomplish this, Solidaridad and its partners establ
Quality Cattle Helps Reduce Poverty
A challenging project in the Eastern Xingu region of the State of Mato Grosso (Brazil) managed to alleviate poverty in one of the poorest municipalities and to protect the environment in a region