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AidEnvironment // 05.12.22

World Soil Day 2022 – Healthy soil for more sustainable food production

5 DECEMBER 2022 Celebrating World Soil Day Article by Marina Vara Gutiérrez, Regenerative agriculture expert, Aidenvironment  Soil nutrition loss is one of the major degradation processes threatening food production and it is widely recognized among the most important problems for food security and sustainable food production at a global scale. World Soil Day 2022 centers on the theme ‘’Soils: where […]

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AidEnvironment // 28.11.22

AidEnvironment signs open letter requesting access to customs trade information 

AidEnvironment, together with 55 other civil society organisations (CSOs) and trade unions, wrote an open letter to the European Commission calling for non-state actors to be able to access customs trade information. The organisations believe that the reform of the Union Customs legislation can contribute to a more effective implementation of EU legislative initiatives and the achievement of related policy […]

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AidEnvironment // 17.11.22

EU Regulation for deforestation-free products: Where do we stand? 

Article by Rita Raleira After the Council of the European Union (“Council”) and the European Parliament (“Parliament”) having adopted their negotiating positions, in June and September respectively, the EU Regulation proposal for deforestation-free supply chains (“EU Deforestation Regulation”) is now in the trilogue negotiations phase. Representatives from the three European institutions (Commission, Council, and Parliament) are currently engaging in informal […]

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AidEnvironment // 11.11.22

A conversation with Sumitra Devi: the regenerative agriculture pioneer

Authors: Akanksha Mishra (PRADAN), Meghna Mukherjee (MetaMeta Research), and Marina Vara Gutiérrez (Aidenvironment).   Meet Sumitra Devi. She hails from Chatugada village in the Bokaro district of Jharkhand. Since 2007, PRADAN started promoting self-help groups (a self-help group is an intermediary financial institution usually composed of 12 to 25 local women. The main idea was to ease access to credit […]

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AidEnvironment // 28.10.22

A conversation with Meera Devi: A businesswoman

Article by: Meghna Mukherjee (MetaMeta Research), Shubham Jain (MetaMeta Research), Vinitika Lal (PRADAN)     Meet Meera Devi from Kutela Gram in Dindori District in Madhya Pradesh, India. Meera has been running a Bio-Resource Centre (BRC), which makes and supplies organic inputs like biofertilizers and bio-pesticides. A BRC is a small organization promoted by PRADAN, an NGO working in the […]

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AidEnvironment // 21.10.22

A conversation with Bimla Kujur: The Samvidhan Saathi

Article by: Vinitika Lal (PRADAN), Arpan Mondal (MetaMeta Research), Meghna Mukherjee (MetaMeta Research), and Iqra Khan (PRADAN)       Meet Bimla Kujur. Bimla hails from Marcha-Dautoli, a small village in India in Marcha Panchayat, Torpa Block, Jharkhand. Bimla has been working as a Samvidhan Saathi (literally translates to Constitution companion) for the last year, in the field of local […]

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AidEnvironment // 14.10.22

A guide for plant-based value chains

On October 13, 2022, at the Plant the Future Dinner, of the Dutch Food Week in The Hague (Netherlands), IUCN NL presented a Guide for vegan product producers, for which AidEnvironment prepared all factsheets and value chain analyses. The Guide is meant to support vegan producers with understanding social and environmental risks linked to 16 selected commodities utilized in the […]

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AidEnvironment // 20.09.22

Ten oil palm concessions in Indonesia have already cleared 8,100 hectares of forest and peat in 2022 so far 

Indonesia remains the deforestation hotspot in the region according to an analysis conducted by AidEnvironment of the oil palm concession companies in Indonesia, Malaysia, and Papua New Guinea with the most deforestation in the first six months of 2022. The top ten concessions collectively contributed to 8,100 hectares of deforestation and these ten concessions are all located in Indonesia. Two […]

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Deforestation // 05.06.22

New look, same mission

AidEnvironment launches its new website along with a new look, including a bright new color palette and a new logo. These visual reminders reflect how AidEnvironment continues to grow and innovate while remaining committed to our vision to build a sustainable, collaborative, and inclusive world with our partners.

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