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Working Themes

The focus of our activities is on the following working themes:

  • Resilient cropping systems - Applied research and extension to promote environmentally sound agricultural production.
  • Agroforestry - Applied system research designed to improve the sustainability of agroforestry systems and the take up by farmers, with special focus on cocoa.
  • Value Chains & Markets - Organic value chain development and management, marketing concepts and consumer awareness creation.
  • Policy & Sector Development - Functional support and improvement of the legal and institutional frameworks to promote organic and agro-ecological production.