Our Annual Report 2019 is online!

Impact is the ongoing mantra for IDH, and 2019 was no exception. We are proud to share our Annual Report of 2019 with the achievements we realized with our partners, and want to distribute the lessons learned within our network. Despite the uncertainty caused by COVID-19, we’ll continue our convening, co-financing and innovation work in agri-commodity value chains. If there ever was a time to rebuild and strengthen sustainable trade on a local, regional, and global scale, it is now.

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Annual Report 2019

Impacts of COVID-19 on supply chains

Prototyping and driving sustainable business models for scale

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Investing in Africa

Major companies say it is time for a new chapter in sustainable trade for Africa. In a letter published in Dutch newspaper Het Financieele Dagblad, representatives of more than 30 companies operating internationally call on the business community to drive collaboration with Africa forward. As a result of COVID-19, exports of products by African farmers, growers and companies to Europe have plummeted. The companies that signed the letter are committed to keeping the African business community afloat. However, there is a need to broaden the scope of collaboration. How?

Read the full letter here

Helping factories to produce personal protective equipment

IDH is supporting the apparel sector to alleviate the impact on factory workers and people dependent on the apparel industry, who have been affected by the COVID-19 crisis.

For example, to address the global shortage of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), IDH has set up a Dashboard where buyers and suppliers can connect, and where factories can find guidance regarding PPE production.

Read more on our support to the apparel sector during COVID-19

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IDH Farmfit

Farmfit is a game changing private-public initiative set to break the cycle of rural agricultural poverty. By providing data, insights and de-risking finance to banks and businesses, Farmfit enables investment in smallholder agriculture that were previously perceived too risky.

The 30M EUR Farmfit Business Support Facility is funded by the UK Department for International Development and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the 100M EUR Farmfit Fund is backed by the Dutch government and a US treasury guarantee.

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Our sectors

For each sector program we have set ambitious targets that we are working towards. Read more about the 8 sectors below or visit the sector page to see all 12 of the sectors we work in.

Where we work

IDH operates in different landscapes and sectors in over 40 countries worldwide.

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Costa Rica
Colombia
Ecuador
Peru
Brazil
Sectors: Soy
Mali
Sectors: Cotton
Ghana
Teams: Team Ghana
Liberia
Teams: Team Liberia
Côte d’Ivoire
Sectors: Cocoa Coffee
Benin
Nigeria
Cameroon
Madagascar
Malawi
Tanzania
Sectors: Coffee
Rwanda
Kenya
Landscapes: South West Mau Forest
Teams: Team Kenya
Ethiopia
Landscapes: Central Rift Valley
Teams: Team Ethiopia
Turkey
Sectors: Cotton
Pakistan
Sectors: Apparel Cotton
India
Teams: Team India
China
Thailand
Sectors: Aquaculture
Vietnam
Landscapes: Central Highlands
Teams: Team Vietnam
Malaysia
Sectors: Palm oil
Sierra Leone
Netherlands
Uganda
Sri Lanka
Sectors: Apparel
Laos
Sectors: Coffee
Mexico
Sectors: Coffee
Haiti
Sectors: Aquaculture
Europe (market end)
Suriname
Sectors: Tropical timber
Mozambique
Sectors: Aquaculture Cotton
Belize
Senegal
United Kingdom

Interested in the work of our global teams? Visit our country team pages.

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Our Public and Private Partners