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Aidenvironment assists with catchment planning in the Philippines

The Philippines are highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. The Baoy Catchment in Surigao Del Norte Province on Mindanao is no exception. Current water-related issues in the catchment include for example flooding, saltwater intrusion and siltation of rivers and irrigation infrastructure. These issues will probably get worse in the future due to climate change and deforestation.  

By Judith Knibbe 4 days ago
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Aidenvironment supports Repórter Brasil and the protection of journalism against online and physical attacks

Repórter Brasil, one of our vital partners in Brazil, is under attack. In the past days, attackers took down Repórter Brasil’s website and attempted to break into their office in São Paulo (Brazil). These attacks and threats are unacceptable. Aidenvironment, as a partner of Repórter Brasil hereby states its deep concern for this situation and we reaffirm our continued support to Repórter Brasil’s work.

By Judith Knibbe 2 weeks ago
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Webinar: South Korea’s Ties to Unsustainable Palm Oil

Join CRR and special guest Shin Young Chung from Advocates for Public Interest Law South Korea for this webinar to discuss the ties between South Korea and the unsustainable palm market through production, consumption, and finance.

By Judith Knibbe 2 weeks ago
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Companies share how they address child labour with RVO Fund and Aidenvironment support

Since 2019, Aidenvironment together with Ethics at Work has been conducting child labour risk assessments on behalf of the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) / Fund against Child Labour (FBK). The support provided has contributed to success stories of companies that are serious about ending child labour in global supply chains.

By Judith Knibbe 2 weeks ago
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Rainwater harvesting policy adopted following Sponge City project, Kenya

In November and December 2020, a concise outcome / impact measurement was carried out as follow up on the Sponge City project in Kajiado (Kenya). The project was implemented between 16th March 2017 and 30th March 2019. It was funded by VIA Water and supported by RAIN, a brand of Aidenvironment.

By Judith Knibbe 2 weeks ago
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IES4GIRE project in Mali closed, awaiting end evaluation report

At the end of 2020 the IES4GIRE (Reinforcing Capacities of Institutions of Higher Education in Integrated Water Resources Management) project that ran in Mali, was closed with an end evaluation. The report on this evaluation is expected to be finalized soon.

By Judith Knibbe 3 weeks ago
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Our December 2020 Newsletter out now!

As 2020 comes to an end, we look back on a year with unprecedented challenges that turned the world over. We have seen the pandemic cause ripples of turmoil on global food systems, small-scale farmers and forests. Aidenvironment’s work to avert climate change and advance a more sustainable, socially inclusive world has become more urgent and important.

By Judith Knibbe 1 month ago
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Enabling Conditions and Effective Sustainability Strategies

ISEAL, the global organization for sustainability systems and accreditation bodies, and Aidenvironment have developed a guide to designing effective strategies for sustainability initiatives based on the global, national, or local context in which they are applied.

By Judith Knibbe 1 month ago
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Small-Scale Water Storage in Western Sahel

Recently a consortium led by Aidenvironment won a World Bank contract for a study on operationalizing small-scale water storage initiatives with the aim of providing water security in Western Sahel. The one-year study will deliver implementation guidelines for good practices.

By Judith Knibbe 1 month ago
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Green Future Farming in Elgon Region Uganda

In November, The Green Future Farming project for Elgon Region in Uganda was launched by Aidenvironment, the Ministry of Water and Environment, and the Chief Administrative Officers for Kapchorwa, Kween, and Bukwo Districts. It is part of a wider program in East Africa to combat problems of declining soil fertility and water resources through landscape improvement, and local value chain reinvestment.

By Judith Knibbe 1 month ago