Building sustainable livelihoods in West Kalimantan

Building sustainable livelihoods in West Kalimantan

Once covered by primary forest and home to the different indigenous people, each with their own culture, collectively known as Dayaks, Kalimantan has ceded during the 20th and early 21st centuries large surfaces to industrial palm oil plantations and mining. The...
Support to biotrade from Africa

Support to biotrade from Africa

Biotrade Is your organization (company, research center, foundation, NGOs) developing new ingredients or new applications of ingredients deriving from the biodiversity in Africa or other continents? Did you know that, since October 2014*, you have legal obligations...
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 clove, mainly) and vegetable value chains on...
Ylang ylang from the Comoros: Saving distillation fuel wood

Ylang ylang from the Comoros: Saving distillation fuel wood

Evaluation of the Ylang value chain – Improved Distillation programme In March 2019, a team led by Pierre JOHNSON, international consultant, with Wassilati MBAE, expert of the Comoros ylang ylang value chain, conducted the evaluation of the 2nd phase of the...
Fair trade and agroecology in West Africa

Fair trade and agroecology in West Africa

During the summer of 2018, we were chosen by Salvaterra to conduct the evaluation of Équité 1,first edition of a programme supporting the development of Fair Trade in West Africa, and implemented between January 2016 and March 2019 in five countries (Burkina Faso,...