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  • 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
  • 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
  • 1st IDH Value Chain Development project officially started

    Boosting Rwanda’s horticulture output with Dutch supported project HortInvest Together with our partners, we officially launched the HortInvest project in Rwanda. The project will professionalize the horticulture sector, improve food…

    1st IDH Value Chain Development project officially started
  • 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
  • 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
  • Del Monte gets onboard the IDH Fruits & Vegetables program

    Fresh Del Monte, one of the world’s leading vertically integrated producers, marketers and distributors of fresh and prepared produce, joined the Sustainability Initiative Fruit and Vegetables Program of the Sustainable…

    Del Monte gets onboard the IDH Fruits & Vegetables program
  • Fruit and vegetable farmers GLOBALG.A.P. certified for the first time in Ethiopia

    The IDH landscape program in Ethiopia financed and supported 48 smallholder fruit and vegetable farmers around Lake Ziway in GLOBALG.A.P. certification earlier this year. It was the first time that…

    Fruit and vegetable farmers GLOBALG.A.P. certified for the first time in Ethiopia
  • 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
  • New indicators to track and evaluate gender-equality interventions

    To empower more organizations to invest in their workforce and ensure the equal treatment of women and men, a harmonized set of key performance indicators (KPIs) has been created to record…

    New indicators to track and evaluate gender-equality interventions
  • 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