Sustainable Cattle in Practice
The Brazilian Roundtable on Sustainable Livestock, or GTPS after the name in Portuguese, was formally established in 2009 with the aim of debating and formulating principles, standards and common p
Growing sustainable bananas can be a family business
More than a decade ago, the Department of Magdalena in Colombia decreed that a Banana Growing Zone of nearly 50,000 hectares and comprised mainly of the townships Ríofrío, Orihueca, Guacamayal, was
Young farmers rejuvenate age-old cocoa growing practices
Ahwiaakrom, in Sefwi Wiaso district in Ghana, is famous for two things: its wood carvings dating back over 400 years and certified cocoa. But what will the future hold?
Sustainable energy from coffee waste
Solidaridad supports farmers on several levels. Training to produce sustainably is one of them. Solidaridad therefore, joint a pilot project in Nicaragua to produce energy from coffee waste.
Dutch companies support responsible soy
Stimulated by Solidaridad, FrieslandCampina, CONO and Keurslagers, 3 Dutch companies in the animal sector, support responsible soy produced by family farmers in India and Brazil.
Tea estates see new opportunities with Utz
Tea farmers in Malawi face many challenges that prevent them from reaching their full potential. Through certification, they can improve their farming methods and produce more sustainable.
First sustainable supply chain of sugarcane
Argos Energies is a key player in the Western European fuel market.
Bonsucro: Standard for 'better' sugarcane
In Bonsucro, farmers, producers, NGOs and big brands collaborate to support an increasing number of sugarcane producers in making their production sustainable.
Training and certifying soy family farmers
Solidaridad's Soy Producer Support Initiative supports more than 800 soy family farmers in South Brazil.
Farmers save water in sugarcane cultivation
Sugarcane is a water intensive crop that uses up to millions of liters of water per hectare.