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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Reducing environmental impact in the flowers sector

    With increasing attention on the impacts of agrochemical use in the global production of flowers, and broader market demands for improved environmental practices, the Floriculture Sustainability Initiative (FSI) is taking…

    Reducing environmental impact in the flowers sector
  • 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
  • A success story from a pepper province – Dak Lak, Vietnam

    A project to develop a sustainable pepper supply chain has greatly surpassed its set goal in the Dak Lak province in Vietnam. In total 341 households got Rainforest Alliance (RA)…

    A success story from a pepper province – Dak Lak, Vietnam
  • 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
  • Superunie calls the Sustainable Juice Covenant logical next step

    The buying cooperative that represents 13 independent retail organizations in the Netherlands joined the global initiative to make the sourcing of fruit juices sustainable. Cindy Verhoeven manager sustainable sourcing at…

    Superunie calls the Sustainable Juice Covenant logical next step
  • Sustainable trade in a post conflict era

    Times that ministers from emerging economies came to visit Europe to ask for money are long gone. This week, the Colombian Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Juan Guillermo Zuluaga…

    Sustainable trade in a post conflict era