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AidEnvironment // 22.11.23

Have you heard of biochar?

Written by Henry Stanley Mbowa   First, what is biochar?   Biochar is an organic fertilizer made from biodegradable waste materials through aerobic combustion in a barrel. The biodegradable materials used include domestic and garden wastes such as dry banana leaves, tree leaves, kitchen waste, maize cobs, beans shells, and plant trimmings. Other elements included in the process are sticks, […]

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AidEnvironment // 15.11.23

From ranch to plate: beef supply chain mapping

Article by Sarah Drost AidEnvironment continuously supports civil society, law charities, campaigners, and journalists with supply chain mapping and global trade data analyses. This year we have mapped the Colombian palm oil supply chain, assessed how the Unites States is tied to scope-3 emissions linked to global commodity trade and consumption. We have also mapped importing operators eligible under the […]

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AidEnvironment // 01.11.23

East Africa Team Gathers for Reflection Retreat

Write up by Anne Kikundwa & Brian Lukwago.   Over the years, AidEnvironment East Africa has mastered the art of institutional development, planning, and assessment. We have prioritized holding team retreats not only to reflect on our progress on our strategic plan but also to plan ahead as a team. This year’s reflection event was held in Fort Portal City, in […]

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AidEnvironment // 03.10.23

Timber Deforestation by Alas Kusuma Demonstrates Continued Exposure of Palm Oil Buyers 

Introduction  The take-up of No Deforestation, No Peat, No Exploitation (NDPE) policies by the palm oil industry has had a significant impact on reducing forest loss for oil palm plantation development. A 2020 study by Aidenvironment and our partners determined that 83% of refining capacity in Indonesia and Malaysia, accounting for approximately 50% of the world’s refining capacity, is covered […]

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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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