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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
  • Women’s Safety Accelerator Fund completes 1 year

    Tea estates are often home, workplace and community space for workers. This unfortunately also means violence against women and sexual harassment are not uncommon issues in the tea sector. A year…

    Women’s Safety Accelerator Fund completes 1 year
  • Senior leaders at the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos revamp approach to increasing incomes for smallholder farming families

    Equitable distribution of value and risk represents an opportunity for business to not only improve livelihoods among smallholder farming households, but ensure reliable, resilient supply chains. Today, a group of…

    Senior leaders at the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos revamp approach to increasing incomes for smallholder farming families
  • TEAM UP 2022

    Tuesday 21 June  Central London (option to join virtually) TEAM UP is back for 2022. TEAM UP is the world’s premier conference…

    TEAM UP 2022
  • Improving the lives of tea farmers in Tanzania with the EU

    Tea is a high impact sector in Tanzania where around 31,000 smallholder tea farmers collectively produce a third of Tanzania’s green leaf. The balance is produced by large tea estates.

    Improving the lives of tea farmers in Tanzania with the EU
  • Creating awareness around sexual harassment at work

    Many tea estates in Assam, India are not meeting the legal requirements set by Indian law to prevent and address cases of sexual harassment at the workplace. The…

    Creating awareness around sexual harassment at work
  • Addressing domestic violence to ensure a safe workplace for women workers

    Domestic violence impacts women mentally and physically and restricts women’s complete participation in the workplace. In turn, it impacts businesses and employers when women employees face violence at home. The…

    Addressing domestic violence to ensure a safe workplace for women workers
  • Gender Empowerment Platform made strong progress in the Kenyan tea sector

    The cultural and societal norms that perpetuate gender inequality are deeply rooted around the world. IDH’s work with the Gender Empowerment Platform has made strong progress in the Kenyan…

    Gender Empowerment Platform made strong progress in the Kenyan tea sector
  • Addressing economic empowerment of Kenyan smallholder tea farming families

    In most productive sectors in Kenya, especially in agriculture, women provide a significant amount of the on-farm labour. Despite their contribution, only a small percentage of these women have ownership…

    Addressing economic empowerment of Kenyan smallholder tea farming families
  • Empowering workplaces for women workers

    Earlier this month, we launched the Women’s Safety Accelerator Fund (WSAF) at the Generation Equality Forum. With this Fund we aim to create a safe and empowering workplace for women…

    Empowering workplaces for women workers