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Rock Catchment Provides Drinking Water to Akwang Village, Uganda

New CRR analysis shows that ten palm oil companies were responsible for approximately 39,500 hectares of deforestation….

By Judith Knibbe 4 months ago
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Meet our new team members

New CRR analysis shows that ten palm oil companies were responsible for approximately 39,500 hectares of deforestation….

By Judith Knibbe 4 months ago
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IKEA Foundation Grant Recipient

TEST The Green Future Farming program – an initiative by RAIN, Meta Meta & Justdiggit is the proud recipient of a grant from the IKEA Foundation. Thanks to our partnership with the IKEA Foundation, we are able to join forces and offer perspective to young farmers in East Africa.

By Judith Knibbe 5 months ago
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CRR: Repeat Offenders Continue to Clear Forests for Oil Palm in Southeast Asia

New CRR analysis shows that ten palm oil companies were responsible for approximately 39,500 hectares of deforestation….

By Judith Knibbe 6 months ago
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Read our December 2019 Newsletter here!

We published our latest newsletter, containing the following news items: Aidenvironment presents Indonesian spin-off: Earth Equalizer Implementing Water Resources Management Interventions for africaJUICE The momentum behind living wage and living income Soy and Beef Deforestation Benchmark shows limited progress Evaluation of Water Stewardship Partnership in the Kiiha Watershed of Uganda Click here to go directly

By Judith Knibbe 8 months ago
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Aidenvironment presents Indonesian spin-off: Earth Equalizer

Aidenvironment proudly announces a new phase in its development in Asia. From early 2020, a substantial part of its present Indonesia office’s activities will be carried out by a new, independent foundation. The establishment of Earth Equalizer will enable both organizations to step up efforts in Asia to combat deforestation. Our current clients and contracts

By Judith Knibbe 8 months ago
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Implementation of Water Resources Management Interventions in the Middle Awash Basin

In November 2019 Aidenvironment started a new project in Ethiopia: Implementation of Water Resources Management Interventions in the Middle Awash Basin. The project will be implementing the recommendations that Aidenvironment made in an earlier study. This study found that the development of water resources in the catchments of two tributaries of the Awash River (Biskelo

By Judith Knibbe 8 months ago
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The momentum behind living wage and living income

Civil society, donors, and industry are increasingly recognizing that they have had limited, wide-scale impact in increasing the income of farmers in many agricultural commodities, whether smallholders or estate workers. Today, farmers do not earn a decent standard of living from their labour. Most interventions were related to productivity but lacked consideration for the cost

By Judith Knibbe 8 months ago
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Soy and Beef Deforestation Benchmark shows limited progress

In December 2019, Aidenvironment concluded its 2019 Soy and Cattle Deforestation Benchmark. This project was an update of earlier benchmarks conducted in 2017 and 2018 and assessed the quality of corporate action to halt deforestation in the soy and cattle supply chains. The benchmark, commissioned by the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), aimed to provide

By Judith Knibbe 8 months ago
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Evaluation of Water Stewardship Partnership in the Kiiha Watershed of Uganda

The Aidenvironment East Africa Office recently evaluated a GIZ IWaSP water stewardship partnership in the Kiiha watershed in Uganda, identifying achievements and risks and providing advice on the way forward. The watershed faces challenges that threaten local livelihoods in the short and long run as well as local biodiversity: shrinking natural resources, including wetlands and

By Judith Knibbe 8 months ago