News and Resources

  • Launch of the IDH Farm & Co-op Investment Program

    The IDH Farm and Co-op Investment Program builds upon the momentum in Cote d’ Ivoire to develop sustainable business models for medium and long term financial solutions. Existing organizations…

    Launch of the IDH Farm & Co-op Investment Program
  • Norway partners with IDH to conserve forests

    Today NORAD (The Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation) signed an agreement with IDH to support ISLA in three countries to help delink commodity production from deforestation. The agreement involves funding…

    Norway partners with IDH to conserve forests
  • Norway endorses Amsterdam Palm Oil Declaration

    Norway Prime Minister Erna Solberg declared governmental support to the Commitment to Support 100% Sustainable Palm Oil in Europe today at the Oslo REDD Exchange by signing the Amsterdam Palm…

    Norway endorses Amsterdam Palm Oil Declaration
  • Higher yields, income & leaf quality

    In Malawi some 70 Farmer Field Schools are now up and running, led by a total of 38 facilitators with a total number of 2115 farmers taking part in the…

    Higher yields, income & leaf quality
  • FSI welcomes new member from Sweden

    BRO (Blomsterbranschens Riksorganisation), the Swedish Wholesale Association for Flowers and Plants, was welcomed as a new Ordinary member of FSI by the Board on 9 June 2016. As a representative…

    FSI welcomes new member from Sweden
  • Barry Callebaut and IDH partner to implement innovative cocoa sustainability programs

    Barry Callebaut and IDH have signed an MoU to start programs to improve sustainability of cocoa and livelihoods of cocoa farmers (including farmer finance, gender, nutrition, landscape protection and crop…

    Barry Callebaut and IDH partner to implement innovative cocoa sustainability programs
  • FSI present at IFTEX in Kenya

    At the 5th edition of IFTEX, the International Floriculture Trade Expo in Nairobi Kenya, FSI members based in East Africa met and discussed the new round of projects with those…

    FSI present at IFTEX in Kenya
  • International market support for Mato Grosso’s Produce, Conserve and Include Plan

    The government of the State of Mato Grosso, Brazil, and IDH, the Sustainable Trade Initiative, signed a partnership agreement in May 2016 to mark the cooperation between the government of…

    International market support for Mato Grosso’s Produce, Conserve and Include Plan
  • Coffee National Sustainability Curriculum approved for the World Bank’s Vietnam Agriculture Project

    Vice-Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), Dr. Le Quoc Doanh, approved National Sustainability Curriculum (NSC) as official extension documents for all farmer trainings… The Vice-Minister of Agriculture and…

    Coffee National Sustainability Curriculum approved for the World Bank’s Vietnam Agriculture Project
  • Integrated landscape approach to support green growth in Indonesia

    The governor of West Kalimantan, Cornelis M.H., has set out his roadmap for sustainable development, and plans to use an integrated landscape approach to support his objectives for green growth.

    Integrated landscape approach to support green growth in Indonesia
  • Integrated landscape approach to support green growth in Indonesia

    Governor Cornelis is taking the lead in defining and implementing a low carbon green growth development model in Indonesia. Governor Cornelis is taking the lead in defining and implementing a…

    Integrated landscape approach to support green growth in Indonesia
  • Certified wood wins in pile planking environmental analysis

    New life cycle analysis of pile planking published. The consequences could be serious if specifiers and customers don’t effectively assess the environmental impact of materials for use in…

    Certified wood wins in pile planking environmental analysis
  • Sustainable procurement funding project gathers pace

    Interest in the European Sustainable Tropical Timber Coalition’s (STTC) funding programme is growing among industry Federations, timber companies and local authorities across Europe. The STTC announced earlier this…

    Sustainable procurement funding project gathers pace
  • Sustainable Grapes Initiative in India launched!

    The Sustainable Grapes Initiative – India was launched last month in Mumbai together with partners and industry leaders. The initiative aims to increase the sustainability of grape production.

    Sustainable Grapes Initiative in India launched!