Capacity4dev caught up with Elodie Valette, Geographer at the French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD), to talk about how the work they do applies geographic principles to localised development projects.
Forests cover one third of the Earth's land mass and host more than 80% of the animals, insects and plants on land. They perform vital functions, providing food, shelter, energy, medicines, oxygen and so much more to us.
The 2018 European Regional Meeting of the Policy Forum on Development (PFD) saw the SDGs positioned as the guiding principles behind discussions on urban growth, the role of civil society, and ecological impacts.
Implemented by AVSI in partnership with the National Chamber of Crafts of Ivory Coast, and funded by the European Union, the project "Integration and support to the empowerment of artisans in Ivory Coast" benefitted 5,000 artisans and their families.
When the farmers produce the huge number of crops, vegetable, fruits, etc. they can’t preserve these specially the products get rotten. So, either those products are destroyed or rotten or the farmers sell those products to the middle man in a very low price at that time.