News and Resources

  • Designing new business models for smallholders profitability

    Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands in her role as UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development (UNSGSA) joined over 50 public and private executives to shape…

    Designing new business models for smallholders profitability
  • Comitê da Estratégia PCI se reúne em Cuiabá/MT

    Sequência nas metas para o desenvolvimento sustentável foi um dos objetivos do encontro. Membros do Comitê da Estratégia Produzir, Incluir, Conservar (PCI) realizaram na última semana, nos dias 13 e…

    Comitê da Estratégia PCI se reúne em Cuiabá/MT
  • Personnel updates: Huynh Tien Dung joins IDH

    Read more about Huynh Tien Dung Next to this new hire, Iris van der Velden, former Senior Learning Manager at IDH is now promoted to Director Innovation & Learning.

    Personnel updates: Huynh Tien Dung joins IDH
  • Article explaining innovative finance and PPI

    The renowned Dutch green development magazine P+ published a detailed article about innovative finance, IDH’s forest program in Liberia and the Andgreen.fund. The translation of the article is here: Nowhere…

    Article explaining innovative finance and PPI
  • IDH promove encontro para discussão sobre pactos regionais do Mato Grosso e do Pará

    O evento deu continuidade ao processo de desenvolvimento de pactos regionais. Nos últimos dias 14 e 15 de setembro, representantes da Iniciativa para o Comércio Sustentável – IDH se reuniram,…

    IDH promove encontro para discussão sobre pactos regionais do Mato Grosso e do Pará
  • Huynh Tien Dung new IDH Country Director Vietnam

    Huynh Tien Dung, former Team Leader of Sustainable Landscapes Component, VFD for SNV in Vietnam has been appointed as IDH Vietnam Country Director. In this capacity he succeeds Flavio Corsin…

    Huynh Tien Dung new IDH Country Director Vietnam
  • First group of independent Oil Palm smallholder farmers in North Sumatra certified

    A group of oil palm smallholder farmers were the first in North Sumatra to receive RSPO (Roundtable of Sustainable Palm Oil) certification. A group of oil palm smallholder farmers in…

    First group of independent Oil Palm smallholder farmers in North Sumatra certified
  • European market for verified sustainable tropical timber grows

    The Sustainable Tropical Timber Coalition, founded by IDH in 2013, has made significant progress towards its goal of building partnerships for growing the European market for verified sustainable tropical timber.

    European market for verified sustainable tropical timber grows
  • IDH and Mato Grosso Government join forces for forest protection and responsible production

    The Government of the State of Mato Grosso, through the Secretariat of State for the Environment (SEMA), and IDH the Sustainable Trade Initiative (IDH) signed a Memorandum of Understanding yesterday…

    IDH and Mato Grosso Government join forces for forest protection and responsible production
  • Cotton Program: 3.5 M ha now under sustainable land use

    In 2016 IDH and BCI started the Growth & Innovation Fund (GIF). In 1 year the GIF invested €9 M in farmer programs of which €4.7 M private funding. This…

    Cotton Program: 3.5 M ha now under sustainable land use
  • ABN AMRO, IDH and NKG to double coffee incomes of farmers in Uganda in 2 years

    Together, the three parties share the risk on a portfolio of cash and fertilizer advances to reach an estimated 53,000 smallholders. The Initiative was presented today in Hamburg at the…

    ABN AMRO, IDH and NKG to double coffee incomes of farmers in Uganda in 2 years
  • IDH named TA Facility Manager at the launch of the Land Degradation Neutrality Fund

    Through a competitive bidding process, IDH is proud to have been selected as the manager of the Technical Assistance Facility (TAF). The announcement came today at the thirteenth session of…

    IDH named TA Facility Manager at the launch of the Land Degradation Neutrality Fund
  • Missed our latest webinar? Check our podcast channel!

    As part of a series of podcasts to share our insights on IDH approaches in addressing complex sustainability issues, our latest webinar explores the research conducted into IDH’s public good…

    Missed our latest webinar? Check our podcast channel!
  • Wageningen University & Research and KPMG first assessment report

    This report provides an overview of the existing evidence of the activities undertaken by IDH for improving the economic, social and environmental sustainability of production systems in developing countries through…

    Wageningen University & Research and KPMG first assessment report