Supportive business ecosystems

Though small-scale farmers produce a large volume of our food and goods, they often lack representation in the marketplace. We work to increase ownership in value chains by encouraging farmer organization, training workers to expand their opportunities in the workplace, and support service providers to become financially viable and offer improved services and products to farmers and miners. Read the latest news and stories below.
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Latest News

Malawi tea sector creates a competitive edge through peer learning 

Malawi tea sector creates a competitive edge through peer learning 

Solidaridad Latin America and RSPO form alliance for sustainable palm oil

Solidaridad Latin America and RSPO form alliance for sustainable palm oil

Delivering digital power to farmers and miners in Ghana

Delivering digital power to farmers and miners in Ghana

Sustainable castor initiative eyes the future and encourages the participation of women 

Sustainable castor initiative eyes the future and encourages the participation of women 

Medicinal plant farmer groups in India receive top sustainability and quality certification

Medicinal plant farmer groups in India receive top sustainability and quality certification

Moving towards a more inclusive and sustainable oil palm sector in Peru

Moving towards a more inclusive and sustainable oil palm sector in Peru

Cultivating Change: Celebrating the stories of small-scale farmers & workers around the world

Cultivating Change: Celebrating the stories of small-scale farmers & workers around the world

Coffee farmers in Colombia receive payments for carbon sequestration

Coffee farmers in Colombia receive payments for carbon sequestration

New Garden Campaign to Feed Ghana Cities

New Garden Campaign to Feed Ghana Cities

Featured producer stories

Breaking barriers: How Elvis became a thriving entrepreneur in Ghana’s cocoa value chain

After years away from his home village in Ghana, Elvis Adu Boahen returned as a young entrepreneur and created a successful and sustainable business that serves the cocoa value chain.

From Field to Facials: Work with Solidaridad Spurs a Spa Dream

The struggle to find work in South Africa is real. Since 2000, the unemployment rate has held steady at over 20 percent; in 2023 the country maintained the highest unemployment rate in the world. New programmes from Solidaridad are bringing practical training,  jobs, and hope to women and men who are ready to work for their future.

Publications

Empowering cooperative partners for an inclusive future driven by data

Cotton and Climate Paper

Paths of Change: Lessons Learned with Muda Cana

SUSTAINABLE TEA IN LATIN AMERICA – 10 YEARS SUPPORTING SMALLHOLDER FARMER PROSPERITY

Coffee Barometer 2023

Monitoring primary & fallow forests using satellite imaging on coffee farms