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  • Sustainable Vanilla Initiative partners with CARE to aid victims of Madagascar Cyclone

    Team to provide agriculture recovery to North Eastern Madagascar in response to Tropical Cyclone ENAWO. The Sustainable Vanilla Initiative (SVI) has partnered with CARE to support vanilla…

    Sustainable Vanilla Initiative partners with CARE to aid victims of Madagascar Cyclone
  • Soy, cocoa and palm oil programs highlighted at Amsterdam Declaration conference

    At the Multi Stakeholder Conference of the Amsterdam Group last week, policy-makers, international companies and civil society came together to address the link between the loss of natural forests and…

    Soy, cocoa and palm oil programs highlighted at Amsterdam Declaration conference
  • Presentations 1 Round Table Ghana – Cocoa and Forests Initiative

    On Thursday June 15, 2017 the first Round Table of the Cocoa and Forests Initiative was organized from 9.00-17.00h in Accra. The day, with its core focus on exchange, was…

    Presentations 1 Round Table Ghana – Cocoa and Forests Initiative
  • Présentations Premiere Table Ronde CDI – Initiative Cacao et Forêts

    Le mardi 13 juin 2017, de 09H00 à 17h00, s’est tenue à Abidjan, la première Table Ronde sur l’Initiative Cacao et Forêts. Cette journée d’échanges et de réflexions, lancée par…

    Présentations Premiere Table Ronde CDI – Initiative Cacao et Forêts
  • First Roundtables of the Cocoa and Forests Initiative

    June 13th and 15th, the first Roundtables took place in Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana. The Roundtables were hosted in Côte d’Ivoire by the Ministry of Public Hygiene, Environment and Sustainable…

    First Roundtables of the Cocoa and Forests Initiative
  • Spanish industry signs commitment for 100% sustainable palm oil

    A group of food companies in Spain has signed the Commitment to Support: 100% Sustainable Palm Oil in Europe by 2020. Companies including Unilever, Ferrero, Lipidos Santiga and Natra joined forces and…

    Spanish industry signs commitment for 100% sustainable palm oil
  • 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