Investing in Youth in Coffee Growing Communities

In collaboration with partners Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung (HRNS) and Sustainable Agriculture, Food and Environment (SAFE), we are happy to share a new report, Investing in Youth in Coffee Growing Communities, a review of current programs and practices in Latin America. “If coffee is to be sustained as a crop that delivers well-being to communities in…

Living Income Community of Practice Wraps up 2018

The Sustainable Food Lab, GIZ and the ISEAL Alliance founded and co-host the Living Income Community of Practice, which is dedicated to the vision of thriving, economically stable, rural communities linked to global food and agricultural supply chains. The goal of the community is to support activities focused on improving smallholder incomes towards living incomes,…

Cool Farm Water Tool Methodology is now Published

Daniella Malin, Senior Program Director of Agriculture & Climate at SFL and Deputy General Managerof the Cool Farm Tool is the co-author of a new article, Cool Farm Tool Water: A global on-line tool to assess water use in crop production.  Published in the Journal of Cleaner Production, the article introduces the methodology for the popular…

Next Stop for Impact Lab Fellows: How Managed Markets Might Enable Farmers to make Sustainability Investments

The Impact Leadership Lab is a peer learning community of sustain ability and sourcing professionals in companies. Their next adventure will be a June 2019 learning journey with dairy farm leaders in Quebec and the US, comparing these two very different market systems and results for farmer wellbeing as well as the abilities of farmers to invest in sustainability…