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  • Living wages in practice, in the avocado supply chain from Kenya

    In collaboration with IDH and Hivos, Eosta conducted a living wage research pilot, with a Kenyan avocado supplier, to research whether living waged could be used to improve social sustainability…

    Living wages in practice, in the avocado supply chain from Kenya
  • Towards a gender approach in the Ethiopian flower sector

    This blog is written by Jochem Schneemann from Fair & Sustainable Consulting and published on their website on November 27, 2018 At global level there is increasing evidence…

    Towards a gender approach in the Ethiopian flower sector
  • 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
  • National Sustainability Curriculum for Pepper embraced by the Vietnamese government

    Crucial steps to sustainably produce pepper in Vietnam achieved. Together with our partners within the Vietnamese taskforce on Pepper and Agrochemicals, a National Sustainability Curriculum for Pepper has been developed…

    National Sustainability Curriculum for Pepper embraced by the Vietnamese government
  • Why paying a living wage is good for both workers and business

    To get insight into why paying a living wage is good for both workers and business, we outline, in a new series of cases, the ins and…

    Why paying a living wage is good for both workers and business
  • Developing Rwandan horticulture by linking local producers to global market

    With the HortInvest project, IDH joined a consortium of multiple organizations and private sector companies to further develop the horticulture sector in Rwanda. As the demand for high value crops…

    Developing Rwandan horticulture by linking local producers to global market
  • Strengthening the Linkages of Pepper Production in Vietnam

    Pepper has been present in 95 countries and territories around the world and it is currently one of the main seven export agricultural products in Vietnam. In 2016, Vietnam’s pepper…

    Strengthening the Linkages of Pepper Production in Vietnam
  • A success for vanilla quality!

    Advocacy from the Sustainable Vanilla Initiative and local partners resulted in a government-issued decree to maintain campaign opening dates, to the mid-July 2018 date in Sava region.   These campaign…

    A success for vanilla quality!
  • IDH4Gender – The Tea and Flower Experiences

    Men and women need to move together towards equality: policies should work for and include both genders. This is one of the key takeaways from the first IDH4Gender cross-learning event.

    IDH4Gender – The Tea and Flower Experiences
  • 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