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

  • Olam Cashew named top agribusiness for sustainability

    Monday, 9 December, 2019

    Olam’s cashew business in Ghana has been named most ‘Outstanding Agribusiness Sustainability Company’ at the second edition of the...

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  • Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment: Executive Training on Sustainable Investments in Agriculture (June 2019)

    Monday, 9 December, 2019

    This interdisciplinary program provides an overview of pressing issues related to agricultural investments, as well as an introduction to relevant practical skills. Participants work with practitioners and experts from within and beyond Columbia University, and receive a Statement of...
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  • CIFOR-ICRAF and RECOFTC: Climate finance at COP25

    Monday, 9 December, 2019

    The post CIFOR-ICRAF and RECOFTC: Climate finance at COP25 appeared first on Center for International Forestry Research.

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  • UNILORIN, firm sign 21-year land lease agreement

    Monday, 9 December, 2019

    The farm project is to produce “improved crop varieties with high yielding cash crops such as maize, soya beans and cashew.”
    The post UNILORIN, firm sign 21-year land lease agreement appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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  • WOCAN Gender Services for Climate Solutions

    Monday, 9 December, 2019

    December 7, 2019 WOCAN offers tailored solutions for public and private entities to meet the gender requirements of climate funds, align with the goals of the Paris Agreement and contribute effectively to SDG Goal # 5 in order to implement bold climate action and sustainable development...
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  • Addressing gender and social dynamics to strengthen resilience for all

    Saturday, 7 December, 2019

    Investigating the gender and social dynamics of resilience—exposure and sensitivity to disturbances, resilience capacities, decision-making context and responses, and well-being outcomes—reveals differences in the target populations’ needs, priorities, and constraints related to building...
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  • Gender lecture at Maastricht School of Management

    Saturday, 7 December, 2019

    On Thursday 11 July 2019, Fair & Sustainable consultant Jochem Schneemann delivered a guest lecture about the business case of gender interventions at the Maastricht School of Management (MSM). Participants were 30 professionals from 16 countries – who followed the 2-weeks MBA summer...
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  • FAO Symposium Discusses the Future of Fisheries and Global Food Security

    Saturday, 7 December, 2019

    December 4, 2019 — Organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO), the International Symposium on Fisheries Sustainability discussed opportunities to reform the capture fisheries sector to contribute to global food security, eradicate hunger, promote gender equality, and...
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  • How Finance Can Help Protect the World’s Ocean Resources

    Saturday, 7 December, 2019

    December 4, 2019 — Can finance contribute to seafood sustainability? This is an increasingly relevant question given the projected growth of seafood demand and the magnitude of social and environmental issues associated with its production. Since the 1960s, aquaculture has been the world’s...
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  • Improving Supply Chains for Smallholder Farmers Must be a Two-Way Street

    Monday, 22 August, 2016

    A key part of the puzzle in improving the livelihoods of smallholder farmers around the world is developing networks to provide affordable and reliable access to inputs such as improved seeds and fertilizer. Much good work is being done in this area in a few countries, but more widespread...
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