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Seed, grain & food storage

Seed, grain & food storage

  • Christian Commission for Development in Bangladesh

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

    CCDB has been working to create a society where the poor, marginalized and vulnerable people can claim and enjoy human rights and justice for a sustainable livelihood with dignity since 1973. To meet the challenges of dynamic environments and development, CCDB has been implementing different programs including dedicated projects on climate change

  • Women managing organic seed banks: improving access to information and preserving diversity of local environment

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date:
    Objective:

    Description of the project:

    Grainothèque, set up in the Western part of Ivory Coast, works on preserving and exploring the genetic diversity and reproduction of local feeding plants through organic seed banks as well as improving access to information. Tools and technical notes explaining production techniques, pollination, botanical classification, isolation, harvesting, seed stocking and feeding properties are made available to women. An android application provides technical help to producers in case of plant diseases.

    Climate impact:

  • Resilience in Nicaragua: Impact evaluation of climate change adaptation among small scale producers

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date:
    Objective:
    Approach:

    This project aimed to improve small producers’ understanding of and ability to adapt to climate change, especially by providing training and inputs to improve seed selection, grain storage and livestock management, and to encourage protection of the local environment.

    In its later stages, the project also helped direct participants share their learning with other cooperative members and their neighbours.

  • Thermoplastic - coated membranes

    Type: 
    Product

    Erez Thermoplastic Products is one of the leading companies in the world in coating .membranes with thermoplastic materials for various applications. Erez manufactures Polyester (PES) and Polyamide (PA) coated with various Polymeres such as Vinyl Polyurethane Polyolefin and blends.

  • 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. 

  • Group for the Environment, Renewable Energy and Solidarity

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

    Environmental conservation, climate change mitigation and adaptation, and improving livelihoods of the most vulnerable people are the main focus areas of GERES. GERES is particularly involved in the implementation of engineering solutions for development and providing specific technical expertise. Energy efficiency programs, renewable energies and and local economic development are the main objectives of GERES.

  • International Fertilizer Development Center

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

    IFDC, established in the USA in October 1974, is known for its expertise in soil fertility management, fertilizers and agriculture and agribusiness that service developing countries. In 1977 under the United States of America’s Presidential Executive Order No. 11977 of March 14, IFDC was declared as a public international organization (PIO).

  • Potatoes and Onions Storage Room - CELTIC COOLING

    Type: 
    Product

    Potatoes and Onions Storage Room - CELTIC COOLING

    Long-term storage
    For the long-term storage of potatoes and/or onions, the Storage Room includes refrigeration equipment to regulate humidity and the refrigeration of produce.

    High Quality
    By creating optimal storage conditions, users can preserve the required quality of potatoes and/or onions from the harvest in September until late in the season, probably until the following summer.

    Potatoes and onions storage

  • CIAT (International Center for Tropical Agriculture) Genebank

    Type: 
    Product

    CIAT  Genebank takes care of the globally largest collections of key crops underpinning the supply of carbohydrates and plant/animal proteins in tropical food systems, namely beans (Phaseolus species), cassava (Manihot species), and forages (legumes and grasses).

    Plant genetic resources such as traditional varieties, modern cultivars and wild relatives provide a “genetic-insurance policy” against threats to global food security.