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  • Stepping up to stamp out child labor in Madagascar’s vanilla sector

    As a fine mist slowly lifted over the coastal city of Sambava, Madagascar, a small group of women and men gathered to listen, learn and share experiences on preventing the…

    Stepping up to stamp out child labor in Madagascar’s vanilla sector
  • Fairtrade International Releases Report on Vanilla Living Income Reference Price

    Today Fairtrade International shared their report on a Living Income Reference Price for Vanilla, based on research conducted in 2019 with vanilla farmers and stakeholders in both Uganda and Madagascar. …

    Fairtrade International Releases Report on Vanilla Living Income Reference Price
  • Supporting sustainable and child labor free vanilla growing communities in Sava

    IDH, through the Sustainable Vanilla Initiative, together with the International Labor Office start the project ‘SAVA-BE’ in the vanilla sector. A project to supporting sustainable and child labor free vanilla…

    Supporting sustainable and child labor free vanilla growing communities in Sava
  • Power of IDH Fresh & Ingredients program grows

    A dozen of companies joined our Fresh & Ingredients program in the last quarter, increasing the power of the program. The members commit to increase in sustainable volumes sourced.

    Power of IDH Fresh & Ingredients program grows
  • SVI and the International Labor Organization (ILO) partner for child protection

    The Sustainable Vanilla Initiative has been actively collaborating with the ILO and the US Department of Labor since 2017 to address the concerns raised about child labor in the vanilla…

    SVI and the International Labor Organization (ILO) partner for child protection
  • Vanilla sector unites to bring COVID-19 protection to markets

    A container carrying COVID-19 protective equipment arrived last week at the port of Antalaha, in the heart of Madagascar’s vanilla region. The equipment, destined for over 800 newly…

    Vanilla sector unites to bring COVID-19 protection to markets
  • ENAWO Recovery Agricultural Program supporting vanilla communities

    The Sustainable Vanilla Initiative has developed a program with CARE to support vanilla communities in Madagascar in their recovery from Tropical Cyclone ENAWO. ‘Agriculture Recovery to North Eastern Madagascar in…

    ENAWO Recovery Agricultural Program supporting vanilla communities
  • Introducing cocoa farming to Madagascar’s vanilla production region

    Barry Callebaut and Prova are launching a joint project empowering vanilla farmers in Madagascar, with IDH supporting the project with expertise and co-funding. Barry Callebaut and Prova are…

    Introducing cocoa farming to Madagascar’s vanilla production region
  • Introducing cocoa farming to Madagascar’s vanilla production region

    IDH supporting Barry Callebaut and Prova’s joint project empowering vanilla farmers. Barry Callebaut and Prova are launching a joint project empowering vanilla farmers in Madagascar, with IDH supporting…

    Introducing cocoa farming to Madagascar’s vanilla production region
  • A success for vanilla quality!

    Advocacy from the Sustainable Vanilla Initiative and local partners resulted in a government-issued decree to maintain campaign opening dates, to the mid-July 2018 date in Sava region.   These campaign…

    A success for vanilla quality!