Ensuring biological protection of crops for a healthy and sustainable agriculture
2010 SEED Award Winner Sustainable Agriculture Fada N'Gourma, Burkina Faso
The initiative’s ambitious goal is to promote and distribute ecological pest control for organic crops, especially cotton, vegetable and oil-producing crops. In this way, the partnership of local and community-based organisations and research agencies hopes to increase yields and preserve the production environment.
This enterprise is supported through its partnerships with various stakeholders, ranging from national and international organisations, investors, research institutes, suppliers, governmental bodies, NGOs, other social and environmental enterprises and more.
Association for Research and Training in Agroecology (ARFA): Organisation of local government promoting sustainable agriculture.
Biophytech: French Research Society specialised in protecting biological diversity of crops.
Unions of the Maasom and Neerbûli groups: organic producer networks supervised by ARFA.
INERA & CRREA EST / KOUARE: Public institutes of agricultural and environmental research.
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