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...

Artemisia: a plant, women and men against malaria

La Maison de l’Artemisia is non-governmental organization (NGO), a non-profit under French law, which has been supporting for several years the players of the production, marketing and use of medicinal plants of the Artemisia genus in Africa, because of their...
In Ghana, producers and consumers make organic farming grow

In Ghana, producers and consumers make organic farming grow

In Ghana, fossil fuels represent a real boon for the state, in terms of income and foreign exchange. But just after the sales of hydrocarbons, comes that of cocoa beans, and other cash crops. However, oil extraction contributes to climate disruption, while the...
Fair Trade: a new label

Fair Trade: a new label

Despite a sluggish context, fair trade market continues its growth. In France, it it reached 429 million euros and 11.1% growth in 2013. But before being a “market” trade fair is an innovative approach to national and international trade. Supported by an...