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OUR IMPACT

Discover the positive impact your purchases have on communities and the environment.

Read about how Olam is working with partners to support farmer livelihoods, promote equality and improve environmental standards.

IMPACT STORIES

FROM THE ARMY TO REFUGEES, ACADEMIA TO ATSOURCE - MEET DR OLDFIELD WHO MAKES THE METRICS MATTER

I never thought I’d find a job in the corporate world that could utilise all my experiences, from managing a refugee camp for Rohingya Muslims in Bangladesh, to my academic career, or the 10 years I spent in the Army.

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CLOSING THE NUTRIENT LOOP

Old coffee trees have been given a second life through repurposing them as compost to grow new ones. As part of a rejuvenation project on two plots of Olam’s Milano plantation in Brazil, the removed trees are pulverised and then returned back to the field to feed newly planted bushes; coming full circle.

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NO TEARS FOR ONION FARMERS AS YIELDS INCREASE BY 20%

“I’ve been farming for 20 years in Egypt and working with Olam for the past two seasons. During this period, myself and fellow farmers have been able to reduce water consumption, better control fungal diseases, increase our yield and drastically reduce waste during harvest which helped increase our overall productivity." Mohamed Ali, onion farmer, Western Desert, Egypt.

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IMPROVING FOOD SECURITY & NUTRITION FOR HEALTHIER, MORE PRODUCTIVE CASHEW FARMERS

In rural Cote d'Ivoire, Olam has been running economic programmes to boost the incomes and livelihoods of smallholder cashew farmers for several years, but up until recently, farmers received no such education or support on health and nutrition.

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THE PRUNING PRACTICES THAT HELP CREATE THE PERFECT CUP

The pruning practices that Angélica demonstrates on her 14-hectare coffee farm in Copán, Honduras, have helped her coffee yields grow by 70% over the last two years.

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COFFEE FARMERS NAVIGATE PRICE VOLATILITY WITH DURIAN AND PASSION FRUIT

In the central province of Daklak in Vietnam, coffee farmers have boosted their economic prospects by securing additional sources of income.

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