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  • Dutch ambassador visits the South West Mau Landscape

    The ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Kenya, HE Amb. Frans Makken, visited IDH’s South West Mau Forest landscape program area on 15 November. The visit, which included…

    Dutch ambassador visits the South West Mau Landscape
  • In case you missed it- webinar recording now available

    On November 9th at 9:00 an 15:00 CET, IDH hosted a 1hr webinar on Service Delivery Models. In the session we shared the insights gained and our next steps on…

    In case you missed it- webinar recording now available
  • Cooperation Agreement for a Sustainable Vietnamese apparel and footwear sector

    The development of Vietnamese Apparel and Footwear sector in an environmentally, economically and socially friendly manner is one step closer through the signing of a Cooperation Agreement today. The…

    Cooperation Agreement for a Sustainable Vietnamese apparel and footwear sector
  • A living wage for Malawian tea workers comes one step closer

    IDH’s tea program in Malawi is one step closer to realize a living wage for Malawian tea workers. The living wage gap is closed by 20%. One year after starting…

    A living wage for Malawian tea workers comes one step closer
  • Grow Africa’s latest briefing paper provides guidance in measuring impact on farmer livelihoods

    The latest briefing paper ‘Insights in measuring and evaluating socio-economic progress of smallholder farmers in formal agribusiness chains”, explores the difficulties in measuring impact on farmer livelihoods and makes recommendations…

    Grow Africa’s latest briefing paper provides guidance in measuring impact on farmer livelihoods
  • 1st Ever Global Coffee Platform MA a Great Success

    On 5th & 6th October 2016, the 1st Membership Assembly of the Global Coffee Platform (GCP) took place in Geneva (Switzerland), where more than 140 stakeholders from all over the…

    1st Ever Global Coffee Platform MA a Great Success
  • Financing smallholder productivity and resilience in the age of climate change

    Reducing global poverty and improving food security is largely dependent on smallholder farmers becoming more productive. They must do so, however, in the face of new challenges caused by climate…

    Financing smallholder productivity and resilience in the age of climate change
  • Norwegian industry joins commitment for 100% sustainable palm oil

    The Norwegian Initiative for Sustainable Palm Oil has signed the Commitment to Support: 100% Sustainable Palm Oil in Europe by 2020. At the European Palm Oil Conference, the Norwegian Initiative for…

    Norwegian industry joins commitment for 100% sustainable palm oil
  • No palm oil is no solution – sustainable palm oil is

    Moving towards sustainable palm oil in Europe creates an incentive to make the global palm oil supply more sustainable. NGOs like Greenpeace and Conservation International support the sourcing of credible,…

    No palm oil is no solution – sustainable palm oil is
  • Public private alignment in origin countries accelerates sustainability in coffee

    The Global Coffee Platform has released a new report, which showcases the growth of National Coffee Platform in the producing countries of Brazil, Colombia, Indonesia, Uganda and Vietnam. The…

    Public private alignment in origin countries accelerates sustainability in coffee
  • Guardian article on Better Cotton in Pakistan

    “The main advantages of reducing pesticides,” says Mohammad Mustafa, BCI farmer in Rahim Yar Khan, Pakistan, “is that we save money and that it’s better for the environment, for example,…

    Guardian article on Better Cotton in Pakistan
  • ASC starts partnership to grow in China

    The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) starts a partnership with Chinese environmental firm Qingdao Tao Ran to increase availability of ASC certified seafood in China. Tao Ran has been contracted to…

    ASC starts partnership to grow in China
  • Introducing cocoa farming to Madagascar’s vanilla production region

    IDH supporting Barry Callebaut and Prova’s joint project empowering vanilla farmers. Barry Callebaut and Prova are launching a joint project empowering vanilla farmers in Madagascar, with IDH supporting…

    Introducing cocoa farming to Madagascar’s vanilla production region
  • Introducing cocoa farming to Madagascar’s vanilla production region

    Barry Callebaut and Prova are launching a joint project empowering vanilla farmers in Madagascar, with IDH supporting the project with expertise and co-funding. Barry Callebaut and Prova are…

    Introducing cocoa farming to Madagascar’s vanilla production region