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Stay tuned to the latest news on sustainable supply chains in our newsroom integrating articles from sources around the world.

  • sofi Product of the Year Winner Named

    Tuesday, 27 June, 2017

    Anastasia Confections is having a very successful Fancy Food Show. Not only did the company’s Coconut Cashew Crunch win the Gold sofi...
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  • Summer Fancy Food Show: Day 2 Highlights

    Tuesday, 27 June, 2017

    Day 2 of the Summer Fancy Food Show brought upwards of 180,000 specialty foods and beverages from all over the world to an audience of buyers, chefs,...
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  • Salam: Both a Greeting & Innovative Agricultural Financing Option

    Monday, 26 June, 2017

    For over 6 million smallholder farmers in Pakistan, financing options are extremely limited. The Wasil Foundation, winner of the 2013 Islamic Microfinance Challenge, offers an alternative to traditional financing that enables farmers to build assets and sustainable livelihoods.

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  • Digital Isn’t Always the Answer: Building Choice into Financial Inclusion Solutions for Smallholder Farmers

    Monday, 26 June, 2017

    Around the world, 500 million smallholder farmers feed and support 2 billion people. Like many in emerging markets, these farmers are highly susceptible to financial shocks – they frequently incur debt to buy high-yield inputs such as seeds and fertilizer, and their income is often irregular...
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  • 'We don't know what they do behind the wall': Zambian women miss out on help

    Monday, 26 June, 2017

    China is setting up agricultural centres across Africa, but in Zambia – where the majority of farmers are female smallholders – few women get the chance to learnOn the highway heading towards Chongwe, 15km south-east of Lusaka, the red Chinese lettering, high flagpoles and gleaming modern...
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  • Libreville outcome statement on women entrepreneurs and sustainable energy in Africa

    Monday, 26 June, 2017

    This statement is the outcome of The Women Entrepreneurs and Sustainable Energy Workshop, which took place from 13-14 June in Libreville, Gabon, alongside the Sixteenth Session of the African Ministerial Conference on Environment. The workshop brought together more than 100 women energy...
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  • How Kind Bars Are Helping Push the FDA to Reconsider What ‘Healthy’ Means

    Friday, 13 May, 2016

    The standards for “healthy” prohibit foods such as avocados, nuts or fatty fish from receiving...

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  • Ghana cashew producers urged capitalize on cashew fruit uses

    Monday, 26 June, 2017

    A research on economic potentials of cashew fruits has revealed that the fruit could be processed into various fruit juices such as cashew apple and cereal juices.The research conducted by the Food Research Institute, one of the 13 research institutes of the Council for Scientific and Research...
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  • SDG2.3 in 2 Minutes: Matt Shakhovskoy, Initiative for Smallholder Finance

    Monday, 26 June, 2017

    There’s a $200 billion deficit of financing for smallholder farmers. Find out how groups working with the Initiative for Smallholder Finance are bridging this gap. Filmed as part of Farming First’s #SDG2countdown campaign, exploring SDG2.3 on doubling agricultural productivity and incomes....
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  • Children, Gender, Education, and Health - AAP News

    Monday, 26 June, 2017

    Children, Gender, Education, and HealthAAP NewsIn this month's Pediatrics, Aslan et al address one of the factors contributing to inequities in education for girls in low- and middle-...
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