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We produce actionable insights and implement sustainable solutions to help protect and restore ecosystems and improve livelihoods in agricultural and forest landscapes across Asia, Africa and Latin America.

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Land // 02.10.23

Advancing regenerative agriculture through the Green Transformation Pathways Project

Article by Marina Vara Gutiérrez (Regenerative Agriculture expert at AidEnvironment) What a journey it is being part of the Green Transformation Pathways (GTP) project in India! The GTP project is rooted in four pillars: regenerative agriculture, natural resources management, local economy, and women’s centrality. In September 2023, as part of the regenerative agriculture workstream developed for the project, Ruben Borge […]

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AidEnvironment // 23.01.23

The origins of deforestation-risk commodities linked to the EU market

AidEnvironment’s deforestation-free supply chains team analyzed the trade flows of 98 commodity products, originating from non-EU countries and placed in the EU market in 2021. This is highly relevant in the context of the upcoming EU Regulation on deforestation-free products, that will require an in-depth understanding of the exposure of the EU and its 27 Member States to deforestation risks […]

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AidEnvironment // 20.01.23

Towards Climate Resilient-Coconut Farming in Kulon Progo, Yogyakarta

The Sugar & Steam consortium, consisting of AidEnvironment, PT Aliet Green, and Van Hall Larenstein (VHL) University, is working together with coconut sugar farmers in Kulon Progo, Special Region of Yogyakarta Province, Indonesia to boost their climate resilience and productivity. Aliet Green is a company producing organic coconut sugar and other organic food products in partnership with farmers. As the […]

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AidEnvironment // 15.12.22

The EU Has Adopted Deforestation Regulation: What’s next for AidEnvironment?

On December 6th, 2022, the European Commission, Council, and Parliament reached a political agreement on the new regulation on deforestation-free supply chains. Since 2021, AidEnvironment has provided thorough analyses and research inputs on key elements of the regulation in collaboration with and supported by our partners, including ClientEarth, Rainforest Foundation Norway (RFN), Mighty Earth, and the Meridian Institute.   AidEnvironment’s trade […]

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AidEnvironment // 12.12.22

Promoting bio-resource centers as a model to improve soil health and fertility

Article by Marina Vara Gutiérrez, Regenerative agriculture expert, AidEnvironment   India has seen rapid growth in the use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides over the last decade as the country’s population increased. The states of Madhya Pradesh and Jharkhand, although traditionally lagging behind the use of chemical and mechanized agriculture, have not been an exception to this trend, especially in […]

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AidEnvironment // 09.12.22

Takeaways from our webinar on soy and beef traceability and compliance with the EU Deforestation Regulation

As part of the Chain Reaction Research consortium, AidEnvironment co-organized a webinar on Thursday, December 1, dedicated to the findings of two recently-published reports, assessing the EU Deforestation Regulation and its impacts on stakeholders within Brazilian cattle and soy supply chains. The webinar had a total of 153 attendees joining from 24 countries. The attendees represented a diverse pool of organizations, […]

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