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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
  • Over 600,000 Farmers Benefitted from Better Cotton GIF in 1st year

    The Better Cotton Growth and Innovation Fund (GIF) — set up by BCI and IDH is well under way to meet the target of reaching 5 M farmers by 2020.

    Over 600,000 Farmers Benefitted from Better Cotton GIF in 1st year
  • Better Cotton GIF Reaches One Million Cotton Farmers in 2017-18

    The Better Cotton Growth and Innovation Fund (GIF) reached one million cotton farmers in 2017-18*, the second year of programme implementation. During the year, the Fund invested over €9.4 million…

    Better Cotton GIF Reaches One Million Cotton Farmers in 2017-18
  • Journey towards sustainable cotton continues

    This month, IDH published the last report of the Better Cotton Fast Track Program (BCFTP). The progress on sustainable cotton doesn’t stop here though, as the BCFTP has merged into…

    Journey towards sustainable cotton continues
  • IDH for Gender

    Since the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, until 10 December, Human Rights Day, IDH is proud to be joining this year’s global 16 Days of Activism…

    IDH for Gender
  • German and Australian support for sustainable cotton

    The BCI Growth and Innovation Fund, which project portfolio is managed by BCI, IDH and cotton sourcing companies has recieved significant financial support from the German government. At the same…

    German and Australian support for sustainable cotton
  • Meanwhile in Amsterdam…

    The Ministry of Development Cooperation and International Trade organized a one-day conference on aid and trade. The Dutch government chairs the EU in the coming six months and aid and…

    Meanwhile in Amsterdam…
  • IDH CEO Joost Oorthuizen listed among the 100 top sustainability leaders in the Netherlands

    IDH CEO Joost Oorthuizen has been listed number 61 out of the 100 top sustainability drivers in the Netherlands on the “Sustainable 100” ranking by Trouw, a major Dutch newspaper.

    IDH CEO Joost Oorthuizen listed among the 100 top sustainability leaders in the Netherlands
  • 2000 field-level workers in India trained on gender sensitization

    Gender discrimination is one of the biggest challenges of workplace equality in the Indian agriculture sector. Considering women’s contribution to the sector and their relatively limited participation in decision making,…

    2000 field-level workers in India trained on gender sensitization
  • Which companies procure the most Better Cotton?

    Which retailers and brands lead the Better Cotton league? The Top 10 (volume) Better Cotton sourcing businesses include many high-street favorites from around the world. In descending order of magnitude,…

    Which companies procure the most Better Cotton?