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  • COVID-19: Supporting farmers and communities in India

    Multiple initiatives in India subsidize hospital transport, share information or help deliver essential items to farmers.  We have seen considerable changes in India with the spread of the coronavirus across…

    COVID-19: Supporting farmers and communities in India
  • As of March 25 IDH HQ closed

    Until further notice the IDH Headquarters are closed to avoid spreading COVID-19 and to help the medial professionals that are working hard to keep us all safe. No meetings can…

    As of March 25 IDH HQ closed
  • Emergency response in tea supply chain

    Tea producers across the globe have been greatly affected by COVID-19, mainly because of national lockdowns and social distancing policies. Export and import restrictions are creating uncertainty on…

    Emergency response in tea supply chain
  • Honey farms in West Kalimantan enjoy increased demand during COVID-19

    The demand for honey produced by Padang Tikar village forest in Kubu Raya district, West Kalimantan (Indonesia) has increased by 500% during the COVID-19 pandemic. Residents of populous West Java and East Java have increased their consumption of honey, vitamin C and D3 as they believe this will boost their immune system. The honey is produced by Indonesian villagers who took up honey farming in 2018 as part of a community-based forest management initiative.

    Honey farms in West Kalimantan enjoy increased demand during COVID-19
  • Helping apparel factories to produce personal protective equipment

    Guidance to produce PPE New free platform to list all equipment Connect with suppliers & buyers Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), such as facial masks, gloves, and gowns, is…

    Helping apparel factories to produce personal protective equipment
  • Enabling Rwandan fresh produce exporters access international markets

    We have seen that COVID-19 is leading the disruption of global supply chain flows, and due to  limited shelf life, fresh produce supply chains are less adaptable to supply chain…

    Enabling Rwandan fresh produce exporters access international markets
  • Seminario web: ¿Cómo están respondiendo las empresas agrícolas y los operadores territoriales a COVID-19?

    IDH en asociación con FMO, Mirova y Proparco le invita a unirse al tercer seminario web de la serie: ¿Cómo están respondiendo las empresas agrícolas y los operadores territoriales a…

    Seminario web: ¿Cómo están respondiendo las empresas agrícolas y los operadores territoriales a COVID-19?
  • Green recovery starts for coffee sector in Vietnam’s Central Highlands

    Vietnam’s coffee sector emerges from lockdown on course for a new and greener path. The Vietnamese Government has lifted restrictions following a successful lockdown period resulting in no reported deaths…

    Green recovery starts for coffee sector in Vietnam’s Central Highlands
  • Coronavirus may help spur aquaculture investments in Africa

    Originally posted on the Undercurrent News. The African aquaculture sector has become an even more appealing investment proposition in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Flavio Corsin — head of…

    Coronavirus may help spur aquaculture investments in Africa
  • Indonesian start-up adapts app to support shrimp farmers through COVID-19 crisis

    Shrimp farmers are a hardy bunch. In recent years, the industry has been hit by a number of viral diseases, such as the White Spot Disease and Early Mortality Syndrome. The Asian shrimp industry alone reported to have lost at least USD $20 billion in the last decade. This series of shocks has led the industry to bounce back better: with farmers increasingly cutting out use of antibiotics, reducing environmental impact of shrimp production and finding technological solutions to boost their resilience. Last year, Indonesian start-up JALA together with IDH launched a data-driven system to monitor and prevent shrimp diseases. But can these experiences bolster the industry’s immunity to the global impacts of the Coronavirus pandemic?

    Indonesian start-up adapts app to support shrimp farmers through COVID-19 crisis