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The visitors keep coming!

Only a few days after the visit of the Denmark’s ambassador to our nursery, we received a visit from our Tanzanian Member of Parliament, Zitto Kabwe. Zitto has a long-standing interest in promoting smallholder palm oil development. He was very interested (and impressed!) in the health of the trees and asked a lot of informed

Catching up with John Ibrahim

In March we talked to John Ibrahim about his experience as a Seed Change farmer. Joining our program in November 2014, John completed our eight-month farmer training program and received seedlings from our nursery, which are now a few months shy of three years old. When we last spoke to him he talked about overcoming

Why We Work With Women

One of Seed Change’s core values is to actively promote female farmers and ensure gender parity in our programs. One might wonder why would we set this policy despite the fact this goes against cultural norms, well read on to find out… Current legislation in Tanzania gives equal rights to men and women across all issues;

Sustainable Palm Oil Certification

Exciting news! We’ve been selected to pilot test a smallholder specific approach to High Conversation Value (HCV) area assessment. Conducting an HCV assessment is the major requirement to obtaining recognition as certified sustainable by the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO). Once we have completed the assessment, Seed Change will be well on the way