News and Resources

  • Retail Collaboration to Advance Living Wages

    22 June 2022 Berlin, Germany             This event is invite-only. Interested? For more information about our living…

    Retail Collaboration to Advance Living Wages
  • IDH and Better Cotton re-shape strategic partnership

    IDH, The Sustainable Trade Initiative and Better Cotton have redefined their partnership to collectively work towards the sustainable transformation of the cotton sector for the 2022-2030 period. During this period,…

    IDH and Better Cotton re-shape strategic partnership
  • How can data-sharing partnerships enhance access to finance for smallholder farmers?

    Access to finance is a key challenge holding back smallholder farmers. This finance gap represents a business opportunity ripe for innovation. Data-sharing partnerships hold the potential for improving access to…

    How can data-sharing partnerships enhance access to finance for smallholder farmers?
  • Turning Europe’s good intentions into effective action to stop deforestation

    It is said that the road to hell is paved with good intentions and the same is true when it comes to international efforts to halt deforestation. This week, the IPCC released its Sixth Assessment Report, once again highlighting the key role of forest protection in mitigating climate change and adapting to its impacts. Despite decades of such advice and well-meaning policy, we’re still losing our remaining forests at an alarming rate.

    Turning Europe’s good intentions into effective action to stop deforestation
  • SourceUp platform launched in Asia for coffee and spices

    Supply chain sustainability solution SourceUp is now available for the coffee and spices sectors in India, Indonesia and Vietnam.

    SourceUp platform launched in Asia for coffee and spices
  • The Mastercard Foundation and IDH partner to strengthen Ghana’s grain market with ‘Grains for Growth’ program

    The Mastercard Foundation and IDH announced the launch of an innovative partnership, dubbed Grains for Growth, to transform Ghana’s grains market. The Program aims to develop inclusive, and economically viable…

    The Mastercard Foundation and IDH partner to strengthen Ghana’s grain market with ‘Grains for Growth’ program
  • HortInvest in Rwanda

    There are many promising agri SMEs in Africa hoping to grow, and with their growth, providing both local food security and connection to international markets. IDH is supporting agri SMEs…

    HortInvest in Rwanda
  • Fear or Pragmatism: How Will Global Commodity Markets Respond?

    The 6th IPCC report shows that while financial flows are not enough to limit warming to below 2°C (3.6°F) by 2030, there is sufficient global capital and liquidity to close…

    Fear or Pragmatism: How Will Global Commodity Markets Respond?
  • Launch Grains for Growth program with the Mastercard Foundation

    Hybrid launch event Date: Wednesday, April 6, 2022 Location: Holiday Inn Hotel, Accra Ghana & live on IDH Facebook  …

    Launch Grains for Growth program with the Mastercard Foundation
  • New partnership charts course towards prosperous incomes

    ICO & IDH team up on increasing incomes for smallholder coffee farmers A sustainable coffee sector is one that can assure fair distribution of value across the value chain. A…

    New partnership charts course towards prosperous incomes
  • IDH, Carrefour Group Brazil and CNA launch Protocol for Sustainable Production of Calves

    The Protocol has been developed in the field to transform Brazilian livestock farming by supporting the inclusion of breeders in need of technical assistance and credit IDH (The Sustainable Trade…

    IDH, Carrefour Group Brazil and CNA launch Protocol for Sustainable Production of Calves
  • SIFAV introduces new policy on standards for Good Water Management

    As part of the 2025 strategy of Sustainability Initiative Fruit & Vegetables (SIFAV), the SIFAV partners have agreed to implement Good Water Management standards in sourcing regions with high water…

    SIFAV introduces new policy on standards for Good Water Management
  • Living Wage Case Study: Fairphone

    Find out more about the Fairphone living wage journey…

    Living Wage Case Study: Fairphone
  • 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