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  • Dutch supermarkets commit to living wage in the banana sector

    Dutch supermarkets have joined forces to ensure a living wage for banana workers in the international production chain. The partnering retailers aim is to reduce the gap between the currently…

    Dutch supermarkets commit to living wage in the banana sector
  • Fairtrade International Releases Report on Vanilla Living Income Reference Price

    Today Fairtrade International shared their report on a Living Income Reference Price for Vanilla, based on research conducted in 2019 with vanilla farmers and stakeholders in both Uganda and Madagascar. …

    Fairtrade International Releases Report on Vanilla Living Income Reference Price
  • Creating a viable business model and optimizing farm data to realize sustainable production

    The IDH Learning Launch Pad series helps agribusinesses solve specific technology challenges. In this first session, six experts helped SpiceUp re-invent their business model to optimize farm data to realize sustainable…

    Creating a viable business model and optimizing farm data to realize sustainable production
  • How farm-data commercialization is good for farmers

    Data in agriculture is very valuable as it can greatly improve farm management. Sharing these data insights helps cross-learning between farmers and organizations from different countries and different commodities. For…

    How farm-data commercialization is good for farmers
  • Vanilla Stakeholders meet in Madagascar to Discuss Joint Strategy for Quality

    On March 27th 2019, SVI members and their Madagascar partners had their very first round table meeting at Ocean Momo, in Antalaha.  The meeting gathered 51 participants and was…

    Vanilla Stakeholders meet in Madagascar to Discuss Joint Strategy for Quality
  • Floricultural sector joins forces to press for more responsible production

    The floricultural sector, civil society and the Dutch national government will minimize the risks of negative impacts and work towards a more sustainable production chain. By signing the International Responsible…

    Floricultural sector joins forces to press for more responsible production
  • Three standards sign on voluntary basis environmental criteria

    On voluntary basis, the first 3 standards have signed a policy agreement that will help to reduce environmental impact in the flowers sector. The Floriculture Sustainability Initiative (part of IDH…

    Three standards sign on voluntary basis environmental criteria
  • New app to help farmers in Vietnam improve pesticide use

    IDH and the Department of Plant Protection (DPP) of Vietnam have launched a national mobile app to help farmers improve their pesticide use. This will increase…

    New app to help farmers in Vietnam improve pesticide use
  • Sustaining the pepper supply chain

    The Dak Nong province in Vietnam, Nedspice, Simexcodl and IDH have agreed to further help pepper farmers to produce safe products. During the Dutch trade mission to Vietnam earlier this…

    Sustaining the pepper supply chain
  • Vanilla can be a Profitable and Climate-Smart Crop for Smallholder Farmers in Uganda

    On a recent trip to Uganda, SVI members rallied for increased regulations and policies that seek to improve the sustainability of the vanilla sector. Through meetings with over 35 individuals…

    Vanilla can be a Profitable and Climate-Smart Crop for Smallholder Farmers in Uganda