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Automotive Industry Exposure to Deforestation

Cattle-raising is the leading driver of deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon, which lost 1.1 million hectares in 2020, the highest rate since 2012. In the past the pressure to stop deforestation concentrated on the beef supply chain and the three largest Brazilian meatpackers (JBS, Marfrig, and Minerva).

By Judith Knibbe 5 months ago
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Disaster Resilient WASH Products

In the Green Future Farming project, biogas digesters are promoted to overcome the twin challenges of indoor air pollution and soil erosion and degradation in the coffee-growing Sebei sub-region of Uganda.  Aidenvironment is involved in a demo that recently started.

By Judith Knibbe 5 months ago
Highlights, News

Biogas For More Productive Farms and Healthier Lives

In the Green Future Farming project, biogas digesters are promoted to overcome the twin challenges of indoor air pollution and soil erosion and degradation in the coffee-growing Sebei sub-region of Uganda.  Aidenvironment is involved in a demo that recently started.

By Judith Knibbe 5 months ago
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Indonesia’s Forest and Peatland Policies Fail to Stop Oil Palm Deforestation

Our latest report on Indonesia’s forest and peatland policies finds that the exploitation of moratorium loopholes and the lack of sanctions encourage further deforestation, fires, and peatland degradation.

By Judith Knibbe 5 months ago
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Child Labor Free Zone Approach to Coffee Production in Uganda

Aidenvironment has been conducting research on the child labour free zone approach, on coffee in Uganda. A comparison was made of the cost-effectiveness of implementing this approach and other (less intensive) approaches of addressing child labour. The following results have recently been published by Rainforest Alliance.

By Judith Knibbe 5 months ago
Highlights, News, Pulp and Paper

The Sumatera Dinamika Utama Group, Third Largest Deforester in Indonesia’s Pulp and Paper Sector over 2020

The company group Sumatera Dinamika Utama (SDU) was the third largest deforester in Indonesia’s pulp and paper sector in 2020, mainly due to its plantation company PT Permata Borneo Abadi, which cleared 850 hectares of forests.

By Judith Knibbe 5 months ago
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Aidenvironment Deforestation System detects fire in top Cerrado deforester SLC Agrícola’s Fazenda Palmeira

Aidenvironment monitors deforestation and fires in biodiversity hotspots and high-risk areas in tropical forest regions, including the Brazilian Cerrado. In May 2021, Aidenvironment’s system detected the first fire event in Cerrado biome that may signal the start of the 2021 fire season, an annual occurrence linked to agricultural expansion in the region.

By Judith Knibbe 6 months ago
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Historic Verdict in Climate Case against Shell

We would like to congratulate Milieudefensie and all other plaintiffs on their historic win in the climate case against Shell.

By Judith Knibbe 6 months ago
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Pull out the Stops on Remote Sensing for Small Scale Storage in the Western Sahel

The western Sahel is drying up, degrading and arable land is getting scarce. Yet, every year, water from arid upstream lands of the western Sahel causes downstream floods. In other areas large dams leave people downstream without water. This situation raises several questions.

By Judith Knibbe 6 months ago
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Advancing Data-Driven Decisions for Improved Water Security in East Africa

Aidenvironment is a member of the implementing team of the LASER PULSE East Africa Water Security (LPEA-WS) Project. Inaugurated in September 2020, this two-year project provides insights on the contribution of data to decision support systems to improve water resources (quantity, quality) management and, ultimately, water security in East Africa.

By Judith Knibbe 7 months ago