News and Resources

  • 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
  • South Sumatra’s green growth plan officially launched

    During the Bonn Challenge in South Sumatra on 9-10 May, the South Sumatran governor, Alex Noerdin, officially presented his provincial green growth plan to the Ministry of Environment and Forestry.

    South Sumatra’s green growth plan officially launched
  • Next steps for Race to the Top

    Last week was a good week for our Race to the Top program in Vietnam. First discussions on wastewater and chemical usage in the industry, the uptake of renewable energy,…

    Next steps for Race to the Top
  • Service Delivery Models: Investing for Impact, ITC chili peppers in India

    ITC Spices worked with IDH to understand the impact of their service delivery model (SDM) investments on chili pepper farms in India. The analysis showed positive return on investment for…

    Service Delivery Models: Investing for Impact, ITC chili peppers in India
  • ENAWO Recovery Agricultural Program supporting vanilla communities

    The Sustainable Vanilla Initiative has developed a program with CARE to support vanilla communities in Madagascar in their recovery from Tropical Cyclone ENAWO. ‘Agriculture Recovery to North Eastern Madagascar in…

    ENAWO Recovery Agricultural Program supporting vanilla communities
  • A giant leap forward for over 30,000 smallholders in the Philippines

    Agri-finance company Agronomika Finance Corporation, agri-business company Kennemer Foods International Inc., FMO and IDH are partnering to provide a Philippine peso loan in the equivalent of USD 2 million for…

    A giant leap forward for over 30,000 smallholders in the Philippines
  • Thousands of trees planted to jointly protect SW Mau Forest, improve lives

    Kericho– April 7, 2017… Today, local community, various private companies, public sector players and NGOs have come together to plant thousands of tree seedlings on degraded land along the North-Eastern…

    Thousands of trees planted to jointly protect SW Mau Forest, improve lives
  • TEAM UP 2017 in Africa this year

    The world’s number one tea and sustainability conference, TEAM UP, will this year take place in Nairobi, Kenya on Wednesday 10th May 2017.      …

    TEAM UP 2017 in Africa this year
  • Looking for Fund Investment Advisor, Production Protection Inclusion Fund

    IDH aims to select an Investment Advisor for the Production Protection Inclusion Fund (PPIF). The PPIF aims to internalize forest conservation and restoration into public and private sector policy by…

    Looking for Fund Investment Advisor, Production Protection Inclusion Fund
  • IDH and the Ivorian government’s CCC sign USD 5 million partnership in the Farm and Co-op Investment Program

    Earmarked to enable farmers & co-ops to make investment decisions, grow their business and improve livelihoods. IDH, the Sustainable Trade Initiative and the Conseil Café-Cacao (CCC) sign an investment agreement…

    IDH and the Ivorian government’s CCC sign USD 5 million partnership in the Farm and Co-op Investment Program
  • The Little Book in Spanish

    The Little Sustainable Landscapes Book, which was launched at the COP21 in Paris, is now available Spanish, making it available for a large audience base, primarily in Latin America, where…

    The Little Book in Spanish
  • IDH and Fashion for Good partnering to bring back the good in Fashion

    IDH is partnering with Fashion for Good by scoping a fund that catalyzes access to finance where this is required to shift at scale to more sustainable production methods.

    IDH and Fashion for Good partnering to bring back the good in Fashion