Solidaridad Stories

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    Young farmers rejuvenate age-old cocoa growing practices

    03 October 2014

    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?

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    Sustainable energy from coffee waste

    27 April 2014

    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.

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    Dutch companies support responsible soy

    17 November 2013

    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.

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    Tea estates see new opportunities with Utz

    18 June 2013

    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.

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    First sustainable supply chain of sugarcane

    09 October 2012

    Argos Energies is a key player in the Western European fuel market.

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    Bonsucro: Standard for 'better' sugarcane

    05 September 2012

    In Bonsucro, farmers, producers, NGOs and big brands collaborate to support an increasing number of sugarcane producers in making their production sustainable.

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    Training and certifying soy family farmers

    21 March 2012

    Solidaridad's Soy Producer Support Initiative supports more than 800 soy family farmers in South Brazil.

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    Farmers save water in sugarcane cultivation

    24 November 2011

    Sugarcane is a water intensive crop that uses up to millions of liters of water per hectare.

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    Solidaridad introduces Fairtrade Fairmined gold

    21 September 2011

    Artisanal and small-scale miners work under the most severe and unsafe labour conditions.

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    Better Cotton Initiative benefits sector

    16 March 2011

    The Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) aims to promote measurable improvements of cotton cultivation to make it more economically, environmentally, and socially sustainable.

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