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  • Experts in Amsterdam on results of Aid and Trade policy

    Dutch magazine Vice Versa is holding a congress this Friday (in Dutch) about the front running Dutch aid and trade policy. High level delegates from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs,…

    Experts in Amsterdam on results of Aid and Trade policy
  • Hulp en Handel beleid werkt

    Nederland is voorloper in het stimuleren van duurzame handel om “groene” economische groei in ontwikkelingslanden te ondersteunen. Vooral duurzamere productie van agrarische grondstoffen als cacao, thee, koffie etc… die met…

    Hulp en Handel beleid werkt
  • Italian government signs the Amsterdam Palm Oil Declaration

    Italy is the latest country to sign the Amsterdam Declaration that pledges countries to promote the use of 100% sustainable palm oil by 2020. The…

    Italian government signs the Amsterdam Palm Oil Declaration
  • FLOURISH cocoa learning hub is live!

    Capturing 5 years of innovation in the Cocoa Productivity and Quality Program. Flourish tells the story of the cocoa sector going beyond certification. Towards a sustainable cocoa sector. Flourish has…

    FLOURISH cocoa learning hub is live!
  • Impact research shows how IDH is making a difference

    A new report published by IDH highlights the insights into IDH contribution to public good impact. The first publication of the 2016-2020 series ‘How we’re making a difference’ shows the…

    Impact research shows how IDH is making a difference
  • Soy Fast Track Fund delivers impressive results

    IDH concluded the Soy Fast Track Program 2011-2016 through which we supported soy producers in Latin America to become RTRS certified or equivalent. As a result of the joint program…

    Soy Fast Track Fund delivers impressive results
  • Gender Empowerment Platform launched

    At the Team Up Africa event, IDH announced the official start of the Gender Empowerment Platform in the Kenyan tea industry. The Gender Empowerment Platform will work together to…

    Gender Empowerment Platform launched
  • Cocoa and Forests Initiative planning towards COP 23

    A high level planning is now available for stakeholders to follow along and contribute to the process. Month Objective May: Identify and develop the format for the…

    Cocoa and Forests Initiative planning towards COP 23
  • Cocoa and Forests Governance Structure Approved

    The governance structure for both Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana is now approved and beginning its work as the implementation phase commences. In both countries, several open roundtables will be organized…

    Cocoa and Forests Governance Structure Approved
  • Sustainable tea discussions in Kenya

    IDH, together with the Ethical Tea Partnership, hosted the first-ever Team Up Africa in May. The theme of this tea and sustainability conference was Going Above and Beyond, reflecting…

    Sustainable tea discussions in Kenya
  • Supporting sustainable and child labor free vanilla growing communities in Sava

    IDH, through the Sustainable Vanilla Initiative, together with the International Labor Office start the project ‘SAVA-BE’ in the vanilla sector. A project to supporting sustainable and child labor free vanilla…

    Supporting sustainable and child labor free vanilla growing communities in Sava
  • SDM podcast: Diversification strategies for service supply to smallholders

    In a series of webinars with our partners, we dove into discussing some of the critical bottlenecks in creating efficient SDMs. Now we open up those insights to a wider…

    SDM podcast: Diversification strategies for service supply to smallholders
  • Unilever and IDH celebrate strategic partnership at Partner to Win in London

    Launched in 2011, Partner to Win is a Unilever program designed to drive closer collaboration with its most strategic suppliers. On the annual global PTW summit in London in this…

    Unilever and IDH celebrate strategic partnership at Partner to Win in London
  • World Bank report on eliminating deforestation in cocoa supply chains

    The new report, Eliminating Deforestation from the Cocoa Supply Chain, presents a first set of principles for achieving sustainable, deforestation-free cocoa production. The report analyzes current sustainability projects and…

    World Bank report on eliminating deforestation in cocoa supply chains