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Cropland management

The art and science of controlling or directing crop production. Its objective is to provide useful food and fiber products for society at reasonable costs to the consumer and with an acceptable margin of profit for the producer.

Cropland management

  • Viresco Solutions

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Knowledge partner
    Country of registration:
    Canada
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member
    Knowledge Partner

    Viresco Solutions is a consulting firm based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Its core business is greenhouse gas offset policy development and implementation, greenhouse gas emissions quantification, sustainable supply chain development, environmental offset methodology development, and providing technical assistance to others undertaking carbon offset project development. Its clients include industry and non-governmental associations, large private sector companies, and local, provincial and federal governments.

  • NIRAS A/S

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration:
    Denmark
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member

    NIRAS A/S is a private sector, international, multidisciplinary consultancy company established in 1956. It has over 1400 employees located in offices in Europe, Asia and Africa. It provides impartial consultancy in a variety of fields such as construction and infrastructure, public utilities, environmental and natural resources, climate change and energy, planning, and development consulting. 

  • Institut de recherche pour le développement

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration:
    France
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member

    IRD - Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (Research Institute for Development) - is a research organization based in France that is working with its partners in the South to address international development issues. Improving health, understanding social changes, and protecting the environment are the main pillars of its work towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). IRD work includes interdisciplinary scientific research, capacity building and nurturing innovation in more than fifty countries worldwide. 

  • ONF International

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration:
    France
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member

    ONF International (ONFI) is an environmental expertise cabinet specialising in the sustainable management of ecosystems (notably forest based) and thefight against global warming. ONFI provides both public and private players with integral and pragmatic solutions that help valorise the role of forests and wood in land use development.

  • National Council for Climate Change Sustainable Development and Public Leadership (NCCSD)

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Knowledge partner
    Country of registration:
    India
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member
    Knowledge Partner
    Sector(s) of expertise:

    National Council for Climate Change Sustainable Development and Public Leadership (NCCSD) acts as an apex organization at the national level disseminating information and technology that will enable appropriate action and suggest policy frameworks to tackle impacts of global warming and climate change. NCCSD consolidates existing learning into a well-structured body of knowledge that can communicate suitable adaptation practices in order to strengthen locally relevant action for sustainable development.

  • Black Soil

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Knowledge partner
    Country of registration:
    Argentina
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member
    Knowledge Partner
    Sector(s) of expertise:

    Black Soil is an innovative agtech company providing a service that combines starter irrigation and liquid fertilizing at the time of sowing. Its solutions have been tested at commercial scale in a variety of climate conditions for a broad range of crops. Blacksoil's services ensure stronger root and drought resilient plant development and hence support increased food safety and security as well as climate-resilient and ecosystem-efficient sowing. Blacksoil works with governments and private farmers directly.

  • Transgene Conferring Plant Resistance To Microbial Pathogens

    Type: 
    Product
    Objective:

    Soil-borne fungal pathogens from the genus Fusaria limit the cultivation of more than a hundred plant species including bananas cotton tomato potato and sugar beet. The pathogens causing Fusarium wilt invade and colonize plant roots which leads to rotting. Present methods for the control of soil-born fungi include: breeding for resistance (if feasible) soil fumigation with volatile chemicals and solarization. There is currently no effective method to control Fusarium wilt and the fungus is highly resistant to fungicides.

  • Grupo Laera Ltda

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration:
    Colombia
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member

    Grupo Laera is a private consultancy firm, headquartered in Colombia, and working to ensure sustainable development without compromising the speed of economic growth. Grupo Laera specializes in the diagnosis of critical points affecting the operation of each project, and defining appropriate action plans on what we consider to be their most important assets: natural resources, human resources, a finance strategy that fits with their business and, client satisfaction as main sources of income and economic growth.

  • Atlaspower, Unipessoal, Lda

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration:
    Portugal
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member
    Sector(s) of expertise:

    Atlaspower is a company established in 2013 by Vitor Ribeiro, after 30 years working on the power, environmental and chemical recovery sectors of the Portuguese and Spanish pulp and paper heavy industry. Atlaspower's main targets are:

    1. The development of power and energy efficiency projects, acting as IPP and/or ESCO, according to the circumstances, initially in the Iberian market, and specifically in Portugal, but the soonest extending this activity to Africa, beginning with Angola, Mozambique, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau and São Tomé e Principe; and