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In person training for the 2017 SAN Standard starts on February

In person training for the 2017 SAN Standard starts on February

30/01/2017

In order to implement the new 2017 SAN Standard efficiently and generate positive impacts on farms, the SAN Learning & Support team will be starting the In person training on February in Indonesia and Ivory Coast. The In person training is part of the learning strategy created to develop the skills needed for the technical staff, […]

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Photo Contest winner will travel from Rwanda to Nicaragua for a sustainable tour

Photo Contest winner will travel from Rwanda to Nicaragua for a sustainable tour

24/01/2017

The winner of the first SAN Photo Contest will travel from Rwanda to Nicaragua to take a tour on two certified farms in that country. He is Nishan Gunasekera and works in Sorwathe certified tea state in Rwanda. In October last year he was announced as the winner of the Photo Contest  for his photo of […]

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New case study examines SAN cattle certification in Brazil

New case study examines SAN cattle certification in Brazil

21/12/2016

A new case study exploring the Sustainable Agriculture Network (SAN) cattle certification program development in Brazil has been published on Innovation For Succesful Societies (ISS). ISS chronicles innovation, especially in low- and middle-income countries for the  Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs on Princeton University. The case study, by Blair Cameron, reports from the early success of […]

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Nicaraguan farm becomes the first certified cocoa producer in the country

Nicaraguan farm becomes the first certified cocoa producer in the country

02/12/2016

Finca San Marcos, located in the community of La Tronca, in the city of Matagalpa, Nicaragua, became the first cocoa producer certified by the SAN/Rainforest Alliance system in the country. San Marcos was certified as part of the IMPEXCA group, since October 31st., 2016. The farm has 70 hectares of production and obtains an annual […]

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ISEAL members making a real mark on new joint campaign

ISEAL members making a real mark on new joint campaign

02/11/2016

ISEAL members are embarking on a messaging campaign together to share how they are ‘making a real mark’ in the world through their proven approach that is reaching scale. Each ISEAL member has a mission to expand good business practices in specific sectors or regions. Each of us works to build demand for sustainable products, […]

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New living wage benchmark for carpet weaving workers in rural India has been published

New living wage benchmark for carpet weaving workers in rural India has been published

01/11/2016

The Global Living Wage Coalition (GLWC) has estimate the living wage for workers in the carpet weaving industry for rural Uttar Pradesh, India. The estimate for November-December 2015 is Rs.8,929 ($133) per month. This marks the first study in carpets and in rural India. The GLWC identified India as a focus country, as its labor force is second […]

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SAN announces the winners of First Photo Contest

SAN announces the winners of First Photo Contest

25/10/2016

The Sustainable Agriculture Network (SAN) announced the three winners of the First SAN Photo Contest. The winners are producers from Rwanda, Nicaragua and India. A jury of three professional photographers selected the winning photos based on three criteria: visual attractiveness and composition; representation of SAN’s mission and the concept “For the greater good of all”; […]

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2017 SAN Standard: Raising the Bar on Sustainability Standards

2017 SAN Standard: Raising the Bar on Sustainability Standards

21/09/2016

The Sustainable Agriculture Network (SAN) and the Rainforest Alliance announced today a newly revised certification standard, which encompasses existing best practices and recent innovations in sustainable agriculture.  Built around the guiding principles of effective farm planning and management, protection of biodiversity and natural resources, and improved livelihoods, the 2017 SAN Standard is designed to enable […]

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