Commodity Programmes

Solidaridad works to create sustainable supply chains from the producers to consumers. Among other initiatives, we manage global programmes for 13 of the world’s most important commodities to create sustainable livelihoods for farmers, miners and workers.

Visit the sections below to learn more about our impact for specific commodities in 2016.

  • Aquaculture - Aquaculture is the fastest growing food production sector in the world.
  • Cocoa - Together we can secure the future of cocoa farming.
  • Coffee - Our longest-running programme, with an annual budget of €2.5 million euros.
  • Cotton - Capable of generating income for producers and comfort for consumers, cotton is what weaves us together.
  • Dairy - Change from within the dairy market can improve the livelihoods of people on family farms, and have environmental benefits.
  • Gold - Join us in helping make the true value of gold shine for all who are touched by it.
  • Livestock - Through sustainable production, livestock is poised to balance the planet, people, and profits.
  • Palm oil - Unleashing the true potential of the world's most used and fastest growing vegetable oil.
  • Soy - We seek to empower the soy industry’s transition towards more sustainable and inclusive supply chains.
  • Sugarcane - If produced sustainably, sugarcane is the crop of the future, poised to improve the lives of millions globally.
  • Tea - Improving the sustainability of one of the world’s most popular beverages.
  • Textiles - Working across the supply chain to make sustainable textile production more fashionable.