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  • Unique farmer stories portrayed in latest report on the sustainable spices sector in India

    IDH published its latest report on the Sustainable Spices Initiative India (SSI-I). The report gives a good overview of the Indian spices sector and multiple projects that are currently taking…

    Unique farmer stories portrayed in latest report on the sustainable spices sector in India
  • SSI-I trains 20,000 farmers in India to produce 30,000 MT of sustainable spices in 2017-18

    Expanding its engagement at the field level, Sustainable Spices Initiative – India (SSI-I) reached 20,000 spice farmers across India to train them on sustainable agricultural practices in 2017-18, producing 30,000…

    SSI-I trains 20,000 farmers in India to produce 30,000 MT of sustainable spices in 2017-18
  • Fresh & Ingredients program further strengthened

    With eight more companies representing all parts of the supply chain joining, the power of our Fresh & Ingredients program has further increased. New members representation include production, trade and…

    Fresh & Ingredients program further strengthened
  • Let’s keep setting the gender agenda to #PressforProgress

    On International Women’s Day, read here how we together press for progress across global supply chains. In the past months, movements such as #MeToo and #TimesUp have catapulted gender issues…

    Let’s keep setting the gender agenda to #PressforProgress
  • 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
  • Cashew farming in Africa – from backyard hobby to bankable business

    SDM analytics help to increase bankability of cashew farmers in Africa. Over the past five years, IDH, in partnership with ComCashew, have supported the development of smallholder cashew farmers in…

    Cashew farming in Africa – from backyard hobby to bankable business
  • IDH and MVO Nederland join forces at New Years Event

    Despite the stormy weather in the Netherlands over 450 people attended the MVO NL New Years Event, where IDH held two workshops, with a key note by Volkert Engelsman, CEO…

    IDH and MVO Nederland join forces at New Years Event
  • Sustainable import of fruit and vegetables increases to 70%

    The volumes of tropical fruit and vegetables, such as bananas, pineapples, green beans and avocados, that are sourced on the basis of meeting social and environmental conditions has risen significantly…

    Sustainable import of fruit and vegetables increases to 70%
  • Listen to our latest podcast on sustainable vanilla

    Hear more about the Sustainable Vanilla Initiative in the latest episode of the IDH podcast. Jan Gilhuis, Senior Program Manager in the IDH Fresh & Ingredients Program, and Don Seville,…

    Listen to our latest podcast on sustainable vanilla
  • Private companies talk about the benefits of SIFAV

    In the following video, four members of the Sustainability Initiative Fruit and Vegetables (SIFAV) share how the initiative has helped them to integrate sustainability agendas into their businesses. According to Fair-Fruit International’s…

    Private companies talk about the benefits of SIFAV