Category Archives: Impact

Sustainable Cocoa Cultivation: Securing a Fair Future for Farmers

Cocoa is the main component of a vast industry with far-reaching repercussions on a global scale. While many of us love chocolate for its taste, cocoa has a less sweet side that poses serious problems. The cultivation and production processes are linked to complex challenges covering social, environmental and economic dimensions. Challenges, analysis and new solutions.

What Actions Should Businesses and Organizations Take to Advance Human Rights in Their Operations in 2024

Insights and suggestions on how to ensure business adopt a robust human rights lens in understanding, addressing and mitigating social issues

Challenges and Transformations of the Global Coconut Value Chain

Coconut plantations, which often receive minimal attention compared to crops such as palm oil, represent a less profitable and less attractive option for farmers. Coconut growing is not just an industry, but also a vital part of rural economies. Overview and solutions.

COP 28: pushing for a fair and low-carbon agriculture

In this blog, Ksapa discusses the key challenges in agriculture and learnings from the agricultural events held during COP 28

Navigating the Complexities of the Global Rice Supply Chain

Rice is more than just a staple food; it contributes to nearly one-fifth of all human consumed calories globally. The reliance on this cereal draws a clear picture of its indispensable role in ensuring food security, especially in developing countries. Today, rice consumption is increasing globally, while productivity is declining due to numerous factors.

Key Takeaways During ClimateWeek NYC 2023 – What Business Needs to Know

This past week, organized events were held across New York City for Climate Week and the United Nation’s Climate Action Summit.  These events were designed to inspire business, government, and nonprofit leaders to accelerate the transition to a nature-positive future.

Climate: All Efforts Are Needed to Retain Carbon, Especially in Agriculture

Our team at Ksapa based in NYC attended UNGA and “Climate Week” last week. We’re not on track meeting the Global Goals. But in the dangerous climate situation we find ourselves in, it’s important not to leave any option aside. There are options worth implementing to maximize carbon sequestration and protect nature. Let’s do it.

Using Digitalization to Improve the Environmental and Human Rights Performance of Agricultural Commodity Supply Chains

Digitalization offers significant opportunities to improve the mitigation of environmental and human rights challenges in agricultural commodity supply chains. By leveraging digital technologies, stakeholders can enhance transparency, enable data-driven decision-making, empower smallholders, and promote sustainable practices throughout the supply chain. 

Steering a Multi-Stakeholder Coalition Improving Farming Practices

Insights from one of Ksapa’s programs in Sri Lanka on the building and facilitation of a multi-stakeholder coalition needed to design and deploy programs transforming the agricultural practices of smallholders in the country.