Fairtrade International (FLO) is launching its first awards…
Rich western urbanites expecting to dodge the impacts of climate change should prepare for a jolt: global warming is leading to bad, expensive …Continue
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The International Trade Centre (ITC) with the support of Hivos, IDH, Seco, 4C Association and UTZ Certified, is currently developing the first COMMUNITY OWNED, INTERACTIVE PLATFORM ON SUSTAINABLE SUPPLY CHAIN DEVELOPMENT.
Members of Progreso Network are all invited to promote their services and materials to build this community and make it the ONE STOP SHOP for everyone working in the fields of agriculture, aquaculture and forestry.
The attached document gives an overview of…Continue
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By GOI peace foundation
The Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition is an exciting new opportunity to develop your innovative ideas and projects to create positive change in your community and the world. With support and feedback from peers around the world, you can turn your passion for a better world into reality.
The Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition is an international contest launched by The Goi Peace…Continue
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Source: Daily Coffee News
Long talked about for its potential in the growing specialty market, fine robusta is taking a big step…Continue
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By Sanjay Lanka, Flavia Naves, Yuna Fontoura, 17Th April 2014 -
The global food system contributes to climate change through industrial farming practices, the increasing use of fertiliser to fight dropping yields and the transport of food around the world. But the fact that climate change has a…Continue
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The coffee sector is beginning to resemble the wine market, with buyers willing to pay a premium for crops that reflect local climates and harvesting techniques.…
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By Pius sawa
For more than 50 years, farmers in Central Kenya have been growing coffee as their main cash crop with little knowledge of how they were contributing to changes in the climatic conditions around Mount Kenya, the Abadares Mountains and other high altitude areas.
But today a share of Kenya's Fairtrade-certified coffee farms are gradually swapping the wooden coffee drying tables they have used for decades for metal tables - and in the…Continue
by Claudia Hammond, BBC.com
It’s an appealing idea that caffeine can cancel out the effects of too much alcohol. Sadly, studies reveal it is not that straightforward.
A few years ago I went to a play at my local theatre with some friends. My husband arrived late and a little jolly, having been to his office Christmas lunch and spent most of the afternoon drinking wine. Luckily it was a comedy, but he laughed so much that even the cast looked surprised…Continue
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On 27th March 2014, Progreso Network in collaboration with Fair Trade Organization of Kenya organized a webinar on benefits of certification for producer organizations. The webinar started at 3.00 p.m. EAT with 30 attendees present out of 115 that had registered for the webinar. Amos thiong’o, the facilitator of the webinar started by telling the attendees of the origin of certification, defining certification and highlighting some of the leading certifications.
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