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  • 1º Fórum Anual do Cacau discute produção sustentável com presença da IDH

    On May 21, the IDH – Sustainable Trade Initiative participated in the 1st Annual Cocoa Forum held in the auditorium of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock…

    1º Fórum Anual do Cacau discute produção sustentável com presença da IDH
  • Giving banana workers a decent standard of living

    IDH is working towards living wages in the banana sector, supporting specific interventions in Ghana and Ecuador and in Costa Rica and Belize. Employment in the export sector promises a…

    Giving banana workers a decent standard of living
  • Dutch consumer organization acknowledges Sustainability Initiative of Fruits and Vegetables

    The Dutch consumer organization, Consumentenbond, published its report today about the sustainability of fruit and vegetables in supermarkets in the Netherlands. According to the Consumentenbond, supermarkets are…

    Dutch consumer organization acknowledges Sustainability Initiative of Fruits and Vegetables
  • Food products sector boosts sustainability in production chain

    The parties in the Dutch food products sector are joining forces to ensure responsible business conduct in the international production chain. Today, they signed the International Responsible Business Conduct (IRBC)…

    Food products sector boosts sustainability in production chain
  • Living Wages in the Banana sector

    Employment in the export sector promises a potential solution for poor working conditions and low wages. In many production countries, however, it is common that workers receive insufficient wages to…

    Living Wages in the Banana sector
  • The launch of the BOHESI Training Manual in Ecuador

    The BOHESI training manual was officially launched by the Ecuadorian Minister of Labor, Raul Clemente Ledesma Huerta, the Ecuadorian Minister of Agriculture, Rubén Flores, together with representatives from the World…

    The launch of the BOHESI Training Manual in Ecuador
  • Living wage: discussions with banana producers in Costa Rica

    With draft figures from the living wage benchmark study in Costa Rica now available, the IDH banana project has moved to the next step: calculating the current wages associated with…

    Living wage: discussions with banana producers in Costa Rica
  • Creating value from farm to fork: from Guatemala to Sweden

    Over the past two years, IDH, Nature’s Pride and ICA Sweden have collaborated to pilot an innovative model to include smallholder farmers in the Nature’s Pride – ICA vegetable value…

    Creating value from farm to fork: from Guatemala to Sweden
  • Improving working conditions on banana plantations across Ecuador

    The use of an Occupational Health and Safety training manual is currently being piloted in Ecuador, the world’s largest exporter of bananas. Bananas are a key fresh produce category…

    Improving working conditions on banana plantations across Ecuador
  • Sustainable import of fruit and vegetables increases to 70%

    The volumes of tropical fruit and vegetables, such as bananas, pineapples, green beans and avocados, that are sourced on the basis of meeting social and environmental conditions has risen significantly…

    Sustainable import of fruit and vegetables increases to 70%