Tag Archives: agriculture

Project update: Outcome based standards – a landscape approach

The University of Minnesota recently hosted its second collaborative workshop where 15 sustainability experts from around the globe reflected on ways to strengthen sustainability standards in agriculture to deliver additional benefits. The project  Outcome based standards – a landscape approach aims to understand, interpret and model how voluntary sustainability standards (VSS) can generate change across […]

Preventing the spread of COVID-19 in the Mexican sugarcane sector

At the beginning of March, many cases of COVID-19 were identified in several Latin American countries, including Mexico. The arrival of the disease represented a new and enormous challenge for the care of health and safety for those working in agriculture. There was a lack of efficient protocols in workplaces as well as little infrastructure […]