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  • Sustainable Cocoa: from Origin to Dutch market

    On Friday 23th of February IDH launched its new Cocoa Origins Program at the Chocoa Festival in Amsterdam. Cocoa Origin will support users of small volumes of cocoa to become…

    Sustainable Cocoa: from Origin to Dutch market
  • Silas: No more business as usual

    The documentary “Silas” celebrates the true power of individuals that protect their communities against corruption and environmental destruction. The documentary portrays the story of Liberian activist Silas Siakor, who has…

    Silas: No more business as usual
  • Improving working conditions on banana plantations across Ecuador

    The use of an Occupational Health and Safety training manual is currently being piloted in Ecuador, the world’s largest exporter of bananas. Bananas are a key fresh produce category…

    Improving working conditions on banana plantations across Ecuador
  • Beyond Reports and Charts: IDH Donors Engage with Indonesian Smallholders on the ground

    Ministry of Foreign Affairs Netherlands (BuZa), SECO, DANIDA and NICFI got their on-the-ground insights into responsible oil palm plantation, forest and peat land protection, gender empowerment, coffee farmers’ resilience and…

    Beyond Reports and Charts: IDH Donors Engage with Indonesian Smallholders on the ground
  • On Valentine’s Day, do you know who has sent your flowers?

    Flowers and Plants is one of the sectors, we are working in to provide cross-sector solutions on working conditions, agrochemical use and climate change issues. With the…

    On Valentine’s Day, do you know who has sent your flowers?
  • Good cocoa starts with National Sustainable Curriculum (NSC)

    Indonesia launched a multi-stakeholder based Cocoa National Sustainable Curriculum (NSC) production module in February to help double country’s cocoa production in Indonesia and improve farmer profitability in the next two…

    Good cocoa starts with National Sustainable Curriculum (NSC)
  • Podcast: Water Pricing in Vietnam

    Putting a price on water is a delicate business, especially when it involves smallholder farmers. Yet, in parts of the world where water scarcity and droughts become more frequent, policy…

    Podcast: Water Pricing in Vietnam
  • Continued commitment of spice companies to sustainable innovation

    Sustainability was recognized as an opportunity for innovation in the Sustainable Spice Initiative (SSI) panel at the International Spice Conference on February 4-7, 2018 in Jaipur, India. The session…

    Continued commitment of spice companies to sustainable innovation
  • Better Cotton Growth & Innovation Fund launches microsite

    We are pleased to announce the launch of Better Cotton Growth & Innovation Fund (GIF) micro website by Better Cotton Initiative (BCI). The goal of the…

    Better Cotton Growth & Innovation Fund launches microsite
  • IDH divulga relatório com direcionamentos inovadores para pequenos agricultores

    A IDH – Iniciativa para o Comércio Sustentável lançou o relatório “Driving innovations in smallholder engagement: Insights in service delivery and finance”. O material aponta caminhos para o fortalecimento dos…

    IDH divulga relatório com direcionamentos inovadores para pequenos agricultores
  • Global Coffee Platform aproxima atores da cadeia de café no Brasil

    A atuação da Global Coffee Platform é focada em buscar maior produtividade, aumento da rentabilidade e a inclusão do produtor, especialmente o pequeno, no mercado nacional e internacional. A iniciativa se fortalece…

    Global Coffee Platform aproxima atores da cadeia de café no Brasil
  • O ano para consolidar a Estratégia PCI

    Neste ano, a PCI – Produzir, Conservar e Incluir tem como foco a institucionalização da Estratégia, implementação do seu roadmap e aumento dos investimentos internacionais, trabalhando cada vez mais a…

    O ano para consolidar a Estratégia PCI
  • IDH e PCI fazem visita à Fundação MT

    A IDH – Iniciativa para o Comércio Sustentável, o Diretor Executivo da Estratégia PCI – Produzir, Conservar e Incluir; e o Earth Innovation Institute fizeram uma visita para conhecer à…

    IDH e PCI fazem visita à Fundação MT
  • 2018: um ano decisivo

    Um ano crucial e decisivo. É assim que a IDH – Iniciativa para o Comércio Sustentável enxerga este ano de 2018. “Precisamos trabalhar com nossos parceiros de todos os setores…

    2018: um ano decisivo