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  • Increased gender awareness

    In India, as part of a broader gender sensitization activity across IDH programs, 2,000 field facilitators have been trained on gender awareness in their work. Through their trainings, the field…

    Increased gender awareness
  • IDH signs MoU with Maharashtra govt for collaboration under SMART program

    IDH in India has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Maharashtra government, under World Bank funded mega project to promote sustainable agriculture – State of Maharashtra Agribusiness and…

    IDH signs MoU with Maharashtra govt for collaboration under SMART program
  • Better Cotton GIF Reaches One Million Cotton Farmers in 2017-18

    The Better Cotton Growth and Innovation Fund (GIF) reached one million cotton farmers in 2017-18*, the second year of programme implementation. During the year, the Fund invested over €9.4 million…

    Better Cotton GIF Reaches One Million Cotton Farmers in 2017-18
  • IDH for Gender

    Since the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, until 10 December, Human Rights Day, IDH is proud to be joining this year’s global 16 Days of Activism…

    IDH for Gender
  • 2000 field-level workers in India trained on gender sensitization

    Gender discrimination is one of the biggest challenges of workplace equality in the Indian agriculture sector. Considering women’s contribution to the sector and their relatively limited participation in decision making,…

    2000 field-level workers in India trained on gender sensitization
  • Dialogue on responsible sourcing and access to finance for smallholders in India

    IDH convened leading organizations working in the sustainability sector in India to discuss challenges and opportunities in ‘Responsible Sourcing’ and ‘Access to Finance for the Smallholders’ in the country. The…

    Dialogue on responsible sourcing and access to finance for smallholders in India
  • Transitioning 6 million farmers to zero budget natural farming

    IDH India has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Rythu Sadhikara Samstha (RySS) – a not-for-profit established by the Andhra Pradesh government to support the transition of 6 million farmers…

    Transitioning 6 million farmers to zero budget natural farming
  • IDH Hosts 1st Maharashtra Cotton Water Platform Meeting in Mumbai, India

    The Sustainable Trade Initiative (IDH), supported by 2030 Water Resource Group, held the 1st Maharashtra Cotton Water Platform (MCWP) meeting in Mumbai, India. The MCWP is envisioned to draw from…

    IDH Hosts 1st Maharashtra Cotton Water Platform Meeting in Mumbai, India
  • Better Cotton Growth & Innovation Fund launches microsite

    We are pleased to announce the launch of Better Cotton Growth & Innovation Fund (GIF) micro website by Better Cotton Initiative (BCI). The goal of the…

    Better Cotton Growth & Innovation Fund launches microsite
  • Over 600,000 Farmers Benefitted from Better Cotton GIF in 1st year

    The Better Cotton Growth and Innovation Fund (GIF) — set up by BCI and IDH is well under way to meet the target of reaching 5 M farmers by 2020.

    Over 600,000 Farmers Benefitted from Better Cotton GIF in 1st year