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  • Pilot projects in development in various ISLA landscapes

    While the ISLA program in Kenya is already in the midst of implementing pilot projects such as tree planting with public and private sector partners, the ISLA team is in…

    Pilot projects in development in various ISLA landscapes
  • Mato Grosso set to achieve inclusive green growth

    At the COP21 in Paris in early December, Pedro Taques the Mato Grosso governor, announced the state’s green growth strategy and plans to reduce 6 gigatons of CO2 emissions by…

    Mato Grosso set to achieve inclusive green growth
  • Mato Grosso set to achieve inclusive green growth

    At the COP21 in Paris in early December, Pedro Taques the Mato Grosso governor, announced the state’s green growth strategy and plans to reduce 6 gigatons of CO2 emissions by…

    Mato Grosso set to achieve inclusive green growth
  • Green Growth with Leonardo DiCaprio

    At the Indonesia Pavilion, the South Sumatra governor launched a Green Growth Action plan with immediate priorities – fire, peatland, poverty and planning. Together with IDH, the governor is…

    Green Growth with Leonardo DiCaprio
  • Game changer for sustainable palm oil

    European private sector forces join to ensure a fully sustainable palm oil supply chain in Europe by 2020. The commitment to support 100% sustainable Palm Oil was presented to the…

    Game changer for sustainable palm oil
  • 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…
  • Little book offers landscape-scale solutions

    Big solutions can be found in a little book released today at the Paris climate talks. The Little Sustainable Landscapes Book argues that sustainable management of landscapes is a local…

    Little book offers landscape-scale solutions
  • Over 300 organizations sign up for public-private cooperation plan in coffee

    Addis Abeba, March 2016 – The first landmark of the newly formed Global Coffee Platform was today at the 4th World Coffee Conference: the launch of Vision 2020, a plan…

    Over 300 organizations sign up for public-private cooperation plan in coffee
  • South Sumatran government and IDH sign Memorandum of Understanding

    Today the South Sumatran Provincial governor Alex Noerdin and IDH director Joost Oorthuizen signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the IDH office in Utrecht. With the MoU in place, IDH…

    South Sumatran government and IDH sign Memorandum of Understanding
  • A call to action to make coffee the first sustainable agricultural product in the world

    Today, at the U.N. climate negotiations, Conservation International (CI) announced the launch of the Sustainable Coffee Challenge — a call to action to make coffee the first sustainable agricultural product…

    A call to action to make coffee the first sustainable agricultural product in the world
  • Tender Impact Evaluation 2013-2020

    In the period of 2016-2020, IDH will engage in 11 sectors with a focus on addressing deep impact issues (“high-hanging fruits”), such as deforestation, living wage, sexual harassment on crop…

    Tender Impact Evaluation 2013-2020
  • New finance models for smallholder tree crop plantations

    To improve agriculture, business practices and productivity, IDH, convened civil society, corporate and finance organizations in coalitions with the aim of creating new financing models to fund smallholder farmer perennial…

    New finance models for smallholder tree crop plantations
  • GAA brings its BAP standard to GSSI Benchmark Tool

    The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification scheme has submitted an application to the Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative (GSSI) following the launch of its Global Benchmark Tool.

    GAA brings its BAP standard to GSSI Benchmark Tool
  • 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