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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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    Chetna boosts organic cotton in India

    12 October 2010

    Chetna Organic in India has grown from reaching 234 farmers in 2004 to a membership base of 8,138 farmers in 2010. From a small project, it developed into a large-scale independent organization.

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    Training cocoa farmers for UTZ certification

    18 June 2010

    In November 2009, the first UTZ CERTIFIED cocoa in the world was delivered in the harbour of Amsterdam.

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    Banana producers own model company

    27 April 2010

    Grupo Hualtaco is more than a processing and export company for organic banana producers. It has a social development programme and provides training in quality, organic production and composting.

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    Treehouse improves working conditions

    06 January 2010

    Knitwear factory Treehouse in China is a large-scale company that highly values the well-being of its employers.

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