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  • Private-public collaboration for global food security through good agricultural practices launched in Abu Dhabi

    Tuesday 28 October 2014
    Today, a pioneering collaboration of public and private sector partners is launching the ‘Declaration of Abu Dhabi for Global Food ... read more
  • Last days to register for the Sustainable Sourcing Masterclass on 6/7 November in Lausanne, Switzerland

    Friday 24 October 2014
    There are a few places left for this exciting event jointly organised by SAI Platform and IMD. Look at the ... read more
  • Principles for responsible agriculture and food investments approved

    Friday 17 October 2014
    The UN Committee on World Food Security has approved a set of principles meant to guide investments in agriculture and ... read more
  • New approaches to food systems needed to cope with climate change

    Tuesday 07 October 2014
    This is what FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said at the UN Climate Change Summit. One valuable approach he ... read more
  • International Trade Centre (ITC) launches Trade for Sustainable Development Principles at high-level event in Geneva

    Monday 06 October 2014
    These principles serve to address challenges companies face in understanding and implementing sustainability standards.  During the inaugural Trade for Sustainable Development ... read more
  • SAI Platform partners with Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture for next year’s Abu Dhabi-based event

    Friday 12 September 2014
    SAI Platform partners with Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA) for a March 2015 event taking place in Abu ... read more
  • SAI Platform’s General Manager, Peter Erik Ywema contribution to the opening session of the Responsible Business Forum on Food and Agriculture in Manila

    Monday 01 September 2014
    SAI Platform’s General Manager, Peter Erik Ywema contributed to the opening session of the Responsible Business Forum on Food and ... read more
  • 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