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The global food and drink industry initiative for sustainable agriculture


  • Bridging the divide between women and men farmers in Ethiopia

    Wednesday 13 August 2014
    Women make up about half of the laborforce in Ethiopia. While their contributions are plentiful, women and girls face discrimination when ... read more
  • SAI Platform, ITC and GLOBALG.A.P. introduce joint initiative for global food security through good agricultural practices

    Thursday 17 July 2014
    (Geneva) Today, GLOBALG.A.P., the Sustainable Agriculture Initiative (SAI) Platform and the International Trade Centre (ITC) are initiating ‘The Declaration of ... read more
  • SAI Platform opens up membership to retailers, creating significant opportunities to scale up sustainable agriculture practices globally

    Monday 07 July 2014
    The Sustainable Agriculture Initiative (SAI) Platform announces that it expands its membership to include retailers, who can join the network ... read more
  • Systemic pesticides pose global threat to biodiversity and ecosystem services

    Friday 04 July 2014
    A new IUCN and independent scientists’ meta-analysis, known as the Worldwide Integrated Assessment (WIA), finds that neonics cause significant damage ... read more
  • UN World Environment Day

    Thursday 05 June 2014
    The theme for this year’s UN World Environment Day is ‘Raise your voice, not the sea level’, focusing on the need to ... read more
  • Bees crucial to many crops still dying at worrisome rate: USDA

    Tuesday 20 May 2014
    A report issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the "Bee Informed Partnership," showed total losses of managed ... read more
  • FAO Food and Agriculture Business Principles Introduced

    Thursday 15 May 2014
    SAI Platform presented Farmer Self Assessment as the implementation route for the FAO Food and Agriculture Business Principles, introduced by ... read more
  • Register now for Masterclass on Building Sustainable Value Chains

    Thursday 15 May 2014
                        Building Sustainable Value Chains November 6-7, 2014 – IMD, Lausanne, Switzerland SAI Platform and the renowned Business School IMD have developed a ... read more
  • Joint action needed to tackle massive global food losses

    Monday 12 May 2014
    Tackling the world’s massive food loss problem is a key to reducing hunger and poverty, but governments and companies must ... read more
  • The Next Global Breadbasket: How Latin America Can Feed the World

    Wednesday 23 April 2014
    A new report released today by the Global Harvest Initiative (GHI) and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) shows how with new ... read more
  • Sustainable Performance Assessment 2.0 – Towards Consistent Measurement of Sustainability at Farm Level

    Monday 14 April 2014
    Having developed Principles and Practices for sustainable agriculture, and subsequently Farmer Self Assessment 2.0 to assess the level of implementation of ... read more
  • Annual Report 2013 out now

    Tuesday 08 April 2014
    SAI Platform’s Annual Report 2013 was released at the General Assembly in Seville on 3 April 2014. The report highlights ... read more
  • SAI Platform launches world's first industry aligned Farmer Self Assessment for sustainable agriculture

    Wednesday 02 April 2014
    ​Members of the Sustainable Agriculture Initiative (SAI) Platform have developed the world’s first industry aligned Farmer Self Assessment of sustainable ... read more
  • Three steps to find out about water stewardship for sustainable agriculture

    Thursday 20 March 2014
    As we approach UN World Water Day on 22 March 2014, SAI Platform shares how leading companies in the food ... read more
  • Farmer Self Assessment 2.0...countdown to launch

    Thursday 13 March 2014
    SAI Platform’s Farmer Self Assessment 2.0 is coming in April 2014. Don’t miss out! Now is the time to get ... read more