A global approach of value chain  and community development


During two centuries, the economy and society have been radically separated from natural cycles and prinples, creating heavy damages. But the transition of economy and society towards a sustainable future has already started for local communities and pioneer companies.
Discover how to participate to this movement.


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Best wishes for 2020 to all!



Bioeconomy: Reconciliating economic activities with the cycles of life is essential to the future of our societies.

Biotrade: A deep understanding of the interaction of social and natural systems, and twenty-five years of development of sustainable products.

Building sustainable livelihoods in West Kalimantan

Building sustainable livelihoods in West Kalimantan

The program on “management of natural resources based on indigenous peoples’ local knowledge” in West Kalimantan had multiple facets: reclaiming customary rights on land and forest, conducting activities of adaptation to and mitigation of climate change, economic empowerment through the establishment of local credit union service points, and support to food security and income generating activities. It was globally successful, but new challenges appear for the communities involved.

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Comoros: developing export and food value chains

Comoros: developing export and food value chains

In June 2019, the French Development Agency entrusted us through Tero an assignment, for the Union of the Comoros: a feasibility study of a 4 year project for the development of cash (ylang ylang essential oil, vanilla and...

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A few books and many articles on fair trade, biopiracy and the Nagoya Protocol.


Some recommendations from our main clients.

Pierre W. Johnson

International consultant, study and sustainable development of natural products value chains. Specialist of markets of origin, quality and high value products. Expert on Access and Benefit Sharing.
Keynote speaker on transition to an ecological economy & society.

Member of the
International Value Links Association.

Associate expert to


Board member of
Nature Rights