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Webinar: Evaluating the Universe of Risks in Indonesia Palm Oil

Join Zoological Society of London SPOTT (ZSL SPOTT), Chain Reaction Research (CRR), and Orbitas to dive into the fundamentals for how financiers should analyze a broad range of risks amongst palm oil companies in Indonesia as well as the whole supply chain to inform their ESG investment and lending strategies.

By Judith Knibbe 4 months ago
Highlights, News

Our April 2021 Newsletter is Out Now

The World Economic Forum’s 2020 Global Risks Report indicates that climate change, biodiversity loss and the water crisis are some of the top risks we face over the next 10 years. In this newsletter, we share specific examples of how Aidenvironment is working to reduce the impact of the key drivers of these risks.

By Judith Knibbe 4 months ago
Highlights, News

Accessing water in the Agago Rock Catchment, Uganda

The Agago district, situated in Northern Uganda, faces a problem with accessing groundwater sources. The rocky nature of the soil means water is too deep and difficult for communities to access. As a solution, Aidenvironment worked with the community to use the existing rocks in the region to tap water and make it widely available. With the rocks already in place and the arrival of the bi-annual rainy season in Agago, the first rainwater harvesting system was created.

By Judith Knibbe 4 months ago
Forest Section News, Highlights, News

Webinar: How satellite data can help measure & manage deforestation risks

On 25 March, Aidenvironment teamed up with Planet Labs, Tropical Forest Alliance, Unilever and KSAT Kongsberg for a webinar on how satellite data can help measure & manage deforestation risks in commodities supply chains. The webinar is now available for viewing.

By Judith Knibbe 4 months ago
Highlights, News

AATIF | Camel Flour Outgrower Program

In order to become self-sufficient in wheat production, the Government of Tanzania developed a strategic plan, requiring all wheat mills to source at least 50% of their wheat requirements locally. In order to meet this requirement, Camel Flour intends to source a large portion of their annual wheat requirement from outgrowers.

By Judith Knibbe 4 months ago
Highlights, News

Inclusive Trade Scan for Businesses, NGOs, Governments, and Donors

To support existing and new agribusiness initiatives in their aim to become more inclusive, Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation and Aidenvironment have developed a tool called the Inclusive Trade Scan.

By Judith Knibbe 4 months ago
Highlights, News

South Korean companies in the palm oil industry

Aidenvironment recently released a report with Chain Reaction Research on the outsized impact of South Korean companies on the palm oil leakage market.

By Judith Knibbe 4 months ago
Highlights, News

Vacancy for Young Expert Water Management Ethiopia

February 2nd, the World Wetlands Day was celebrated under the theme ‘Wetlands and Water’. A day that should not go unnoticed since we are facing a growing freshwater crisis. We use more freshwater than nature can replenish. We are destroying ecosystems that water and life depend on most, the wetlands. We need to quickly think of creative approaches that can reverse this trend if we are to secure our future.

By Judith Knibbe 4 months ago
Forest Section News, Highlights, News

Webinar: How satellite data can help measure & manage deforestation risks

Aidenvironment will be teaming up with Planet Labs, Tropical Forest Alliance, Unilever and KSAT Kongsberg for a webinar on how satellite data can help measure & manage deforestation risks in commodities supply chains.

By Judith Knibbe 4 months ago
Highlights, News, Pulp and Paper

Indonesia’s Royal Golden Eagle group involved in deforestation, despite its sustainability commitments

Amsterdam, 16 March 2021. One of Indonesia’s largest companies, the Royal Golden Eagle (RGE) group, is connected to 9,400 hectares of deforestation in 2020. RGE is among Indonesia’s largest companies in palm oil, pulp, paper and textile fibers. It claims to have a no-deforestation commitment.

By Judith Knibbe 5 months ago