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Leaf Bullet  Finalists




The 2008 Global Development Marketplace on Sustainable Agriculture for Development received 1,768 proposals from 114 countries. 100 finalists were chosen during a two-month assessment by 208 specialists both from within and outside the World Bank.


Finalists profile (pdf)

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East Asia & the Pacific
Europe & Central Asia
Latin America & the Caribbean
Middle East & North Africa
South Asia

Africa     (top)

  No. Country Proposal Title  Organization
6791CameroonProfessionalizing Non-Timber Forest Products Management and Market for livelihood improvement and resource conservation: Case of Prunus AfricanaWestern Highlands Nature Conservation Network
4489 Ethiopia Wild Forest Coffee Certification In Ethiopia: Developing A Small Farmers Certification Scheme For Good Biodiversity Conservation Practice  Zef - Center For Development Research
6603EthiopiaDemonstration Of Bio Electricity Production From Invasive Prosopis Juliflora In Afar Region Of Ethiopia As A Control, Suppression And Ultimate Eradication Measure.Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations (FAO)
4933GhanaAgriculture Demand Empowerment Program –Prisoners Project (Adep-Pp) West African Development Objectives
5199GhanaLinking Ghanaian Small-Scale Farmers To Input-Output MarketsCoastal Groves Ltd


Development of Sustainable Mango Value Chain Industry in Kintampo North & South Districts of GhanaSustenance Agro Ventures
6797GhanaCommunity Forest Enterprise For Processing And Marketing Of Allablackia Oil Forestry Research Institute Of Ghana
6863GuineaSmart Salt – Sacks, Markets, Applied Research And Technology: Linking Small-Scale Salt Producers With Input Suppliers To Facilitate Cross Border Trade And Reduce Poverty In Guinea, Sierra Leone And Senegal Helen Keller International
5077KenyaVermiliquid, a synthetic fertiliser replacementThe Real IPM Company
5336KenyaFrom A Nuisance To An Asset: Linking Prosopis To The Livestock Feed IndustryAsareca
5440KenyaLinking Land Access To Indigenous KnowledgeBinti Africa Foundation
5514KenyaNorthern Kenya Acacia senegal gum marketing and tree conservationFood for the Hungry
5811KenyaPerishable products banking in a charcoal briquette built cold store to reduce post harvest losses while linking small scale farmers to efficient & competitive markets via local vernacular Tvs and radio stations, marketing information points/centre, cell phoneΓÇÖs short messaging services & digital village project (Regional Commodity Trade & Information System-RECOTIS+WEBSITE)Weather & Environmental Constrains Screening Initiatives Organization
5948KenyaPromoting Small Scale Sunflower Production In Lower Embu And Linking Producers And Processors To Market Outlets In Kenya Kenya Agricultural Research Institute
6410KenyaFarmers' Grain BankN/A
6627KenyaFostering The Adoption Of Agricultural Market Information Systems By The Women Informal Grain Trade Ukamba School Of Business
4900MadagascarHigh-Value Markets To Develop New Livelihoods And Seed Forest RestorationConservation Through Poverty Alleviation, International
4442MalawiResponsive Village Egg ModelM-Livestock Consultants (MlC)
5296MalawiSweet Sorghum BiofuelsNext Generation
6322MozambiqueSustainable Charcoal production by Women using Cluster approaches in Mocuba District, Zambezia, Mozambique. International Network for Bamboo and Rattan (INBAR) 
5925NamibiaHolistic Extension And Electronic Marketing Components Of A Modular Approach To Horticultural Production And Marketing In NamibiaNamibian Agronomic Board
4345NigeriaAdding Value To Waste In The Cassava Processing-Goat Keeping Systems Of NigeriaUniversity Of Agriculture, Abeokuta
6593NigeriaCash On Trash: Off-Grid Lighting From Animal Manure In NigeriaGlobal Network For Environment And Economic Development Research
4573SenegalLocally Produced Bio Fuel Outboard Motor Mission Goor Goorlu
6836Sierra LeonePlumpynuts For Plumpy Babies: Linking Women'S Groups With Food Processors And Consumers To Improve Infant And Young Child Feeding Practices And Reduce Malnutrition In Two Mano River CountriesHelen Keller International
4298South AfricaRock phosphates in sustainable agricultureMintek
5317South AfricaAckerman Pick N Pay FoundationAckerman Pick N Pay Foundation
4684SudanLulu for LifeMEDIC
6208SudanFrom Rags To RichesLulu Works Trust Ltd
4321TanzaniaUnlocking Market Opportunities For Milk Producers In TanzaniaMgolole Agro-Processing Company Ltd
5315TanzaniaClimate neutral peanuts: Using carbon credits to improve income and sustainability of smallholder farming in TanzaniaAgro Eco
5659TanzaniaAfrica Biofuel And Emission Reduction (Tz) LtdAfrica Biofuel And Emission Reduction (Tz) Ltd
5779TanzaniaSafe Vegetables By Strong Plants For Urban Markets In AfricaWageningen Ur
5526TogoTogo Farmer-Trade SMSProgress System
5681UgandaRenewable energy-powered milk cooler for smallholder dairy farmersUniversity of Georgia
5901UgandaPro-poor Value Chains: Linking Rural Aqua-culture to Nile Perch Bait Fisheries IndustrySunfish farms ltd
6923ZambiaTechnology And Markets For High Tunnel Vegetable Production For Zambian Farmers.Ohio State University
5815ZimbabweDial-Up Radio: Agricultural Information On DemandKubatana Trust Of Zimbabwe
4244TogoIntegrate Management Assistance For Bees, Biodiversity Conservation And Trees PlantingSocial Welfare Renovation Movement


East Asia & the Pacific     (top)

 No. Country Proposal Title Organization
4676CambodiaMicro-Franchising Scheme For The Provision Of Agricultrural Extension ServicesInternational Development Enterprises Cambodia
5624CambodiaAct (Access Through Communications And Technology) InitiativeEqual Access International
6275CambodiaAgricultural Cooperatives for Biodiversity ConservationWildlife Conservation Society
5362ChinaLegal Aid & Education Center For Farmers’ Land Rights In Guangxi, ChinaRural Development Institute (RDI)
6056ChinaEstablishing Forestry Market Systems For The Collective Forest Regions Of ChinaUniversity Of British Columbia
4722IndonesiaGreen Children To Save The EarthYayasan Dharma Kencana
4888IndonesiaSecuring Land Access And Economic Benefits From Oil Palm Plantation For Local CommunitiesCentre For Wetlands People And Biodiversity
6251MongoliaValue Chain Development On The Fiber ProductVolunteer Service Overseas
4948PhilippinesHarvesting The Full Value Of Coconut Water: Linking Farmers And Street Vendors In Northern MindanaoMsu-Iligan Institute Of Technology
5226PhilippinesBiofuel And Mangrove-Friendly Aquaculture Production System For Coastal Rehabilitation And Development In The PhilippinesEcosystems Research And Development Bureau
5463PhilippinesImproving Farm Tenure For Seaweed Production In Sitangkai, Tawi-TawiIsfi-Addu


Linking Indigenous Food-makers to Export Markets (LIFEMART): Phase 1 - Meranao (Lanao, Mindanao) Heritage RecipesSouthern Philippines Research and Extension Foundation (SOPREX), Inc.
6473PhilippinesMobile Meat Processing And Training Center: Bringing Knowledge, Technology And Market Right At The Doorstep Of Poor And Marginalized Livestock RaisersUniversity Of The Philippines Los Banos
6566PhilippinesCommunity-Based Aquaculture: Addressing The Issues Of Food Security, Poverty Alleviation And Conservation Through Small-Scale Farming Of High Value But Overexploited Fisheries ResourcesSoutheast Asian Fisheries Development Center Aquaculture Department (Seafdec Aqd)
6837PhilippinesTreasures In Wastes: Producing Fuel Blocks From Discarded Duck BeddingsUniversity Of The Philippines Los Banos
4706VietnamEco-Benefits From Transforming Pig Slurry In VietnamCirad
5227VietnamSustaining Nitrogen-Efficient Rice Production University Of Sydney
5706VietnamWaste Rice Straw Construction Panels For Low Cost HousingHong Bang University
6459VietnamMekong Floating "Edible Crop & Flowers" GardensHong Bang University


Europe & Central Asia     (top)

 No. Country Proposal Title Organization
6486ArmeniaMilk For Money, Agricultural Economic Development In ArmeniaCenter for Agribusiness and Rural Development
5784SerbiaRural Development Through Sms Auction And Agriculture Products Stock-Exchange Gm Consulting
5308UkraineAn Aeration Plant And Ozone Technologies For Grain Sanitation And Drying To Shorten Loses As Well As Seed Pre-Plant Processing To Increase Crop Capacity Elevator Ltd.


Latin America & the Caribbean     (top)

 No. Country Proposal Title Organization
4266BrazilEnabling Extractive Reserve Inhabitants In The Brazilian Amazon To Reforest Their Reserve And Sell Reforestation Credits To Wood Consuming CompaniesApruspebras
5012BrazilGenerating Income And Protecting The Forest: The Production And Commercialization Of Açaí In The Atlantic Forest Of Rio Grande Do Sul, BrazilCentro Ecologico
6078BrazilAccess improvement to organic markets for small-scale farmers through digital mapping.Advice and Support Center for Workers and Alternative Non-Governmental Organizations - CAATINGA
6099BrazilAdding Value To Nature’S Subsidy: Women From Babaçu Palm Forests Acting Towards Enhanced Livelihood OpportunitiesMovimento Interestadual Das Quebradeiras De Coco Babaçu
6787BrazilDorothy’s Dream, Our Reality: Environmental Services Through Agroforestry And Certified Forest Management Under Community-Company Partnership In The AmazonAssociação Solidária Econômica e Ecológica de Frutas da Amazônia – ASSEEFA
5211ColombiaGeneration Of Alternative Income To The Tikuna Indigenous Community Of The Zone Of Influence Of The National Natural Park Amacayacu Located In The Colombian Amazon Through The Implementation Of A Communitarian Productive Project Of Promotion, Commercialization And Sustainable Use Of The Biodiversity Of Insects (Butterflies, Beetles) And Arachnids.Corporacion Terra Verde Colombia
5341ColombiaPromoting The Diversified And Sustainable Use Of The Tropical Forest In Collective Territories Of Afro-Colombian Communities Trough The Consolidation Of A Value Chain For The Production Of High Value-Added Colorants From Jagua (Genipa Americana) & Asai (Euterpe Oleraceae) For Cosmetics And Food IndustryFundacion Espave
6850ColombiaPeri-urban agriculture to condition soils, mitigate the climate change impacts, and improve the living conditions of the community of Las Tres Cruces, ColombiaSemillas y Raices
5628Costa RicaIndustrial Solar Drying Of Huge Volumes Of Coffee Rubbish Waste And Coffee Grain For Its Sustainable Production And Commercialization And A Sustainable Environment Protection Fund For A Sustainable Development
5381EcuadorHow To Convert A Rice Field In Green Fertilizer FactoryEscuela Superior Politecnica Del Litoral
6579EcuadorKatalysis: Surviving Climate Variability And Enabling Agricultural Potential Through Water Harvesting And The Mobilization Of Biological ResourcesNetwork For Community-Based Natural Resources Management (Known By Its Spanish-Language Acronoym: Macrena)
6676EcuadorUsing The Organoleptic Analysis Of Fine Chocolate To Improve Market Access Of Small-Scale Cacao Growers In EcuadorConservacion Y Desarrollo
6944EcuadorNew Food Product Development To Increase Food Security, Native Crops And Income For Small Scale Growers In The Andes.FUNDAMYF
6131HaitiOff Farm Marketing Vyalex Global
6563HondurasDistributed Biogas For The Tropical BeltD-Lab Class At MIT
4552MexicoLand Ownership For Rural PoorAgros International
6821MexicoMinimize Impact Of Livestock On Biodiversity Through The Sale Of Ecosystem Services, Payments For Environmental Services And Intensive Livestock ManagementGrupo Ecologico Sierra Gorda I.A.P.
4798NicaraguaCreation Of Incentive Schemes For The Adoption Of Silvopastoral Systems That Are Resilient To Climate Change And For Conservation Of Biodiversity In NicaraguaCatie
6089ParaguayPayments For Ecosystem Services And Sustainable Agriculture For Conservation And Development In ParaguayOrganization Of American States
 5662 Peru Lost Crops Of The Incas: Protecting Ancient Indigenous Species Through The Creation Of A New Tourism Product Along The Great Inca Road Of Peru. The Mountain Institute
 6051 Trinidad and Tobago  Identification And Promotion Of Ancient Cacao Diversity Through Modern Genomics Methods For The Benefit Of Small-Scale Cacao Farmers Bioversity International


Middle East & North Africa     (top)

 No. Country Proposal Title Organization
4819West Bank and GazaCommercialization Use & Industry of Olive Mill Solid Waste for Clean Energy ProductionPalestinian Energy and Environmental Research Center - PEC
5068West Bank and GazaYouth and Mobile Technology: An Opportunity for Palestinian Agriculture MicrofinanceThe Glocal Forum


South Asia     (top)

 No. Country Proposal TitleOrganization
4277IndiaSeawater Greenhouse For Arid RegionsSeawater Greenhouse Ltd
4893IndiaWaste To Wealth By Incubating Mini Cold Storage Technology Ventures In Ppp ModelTrec-Step
5108IndiaPromoting agriculture systems resilient to climate variability and change by creating self adjusting community institutions enabled through use of ICT in coastal GujaratWinrock International India (WII)
5401IndiaInternet Kiosk-Community Radio Stations In The Mountains,Joining Local Farmers To Global MarketsUmeed
5610IndiaFarmer's Commodity Exchangei4 INFOTECH PVT LTD
5775IndiaSampark-Kranti: Creating Opportunities For Assured And Remunerative Horticulture Marketing For Small And Marginal Farmers In Central Uttar Pardesh, IndiaSampark Samaj Kalyan Sansthan
6240IndiaDemonstrating “Collective Land Ownership Models” Of Panchayat Land That Reflects“ Collective Entrepreneurship” To Improve Economic Outcomes For Socially Excluded Women Manav Seva Sansthan "Seva"
6258IndiaAeinex - Agro Enterprise Information ExchangeCommunity Enterprise Forum International
6259IndiaImproving Livestock Health For Small Farmers Through Market Linkages And New Technologies: Applying Move (Market Oriented Value Enhancement) Through A Vet Net Portal Best Practices Foundation
6440IndiaSustainable Livelihoods For Tribal Farmers In Araku Valley Through Organic Coffee CultivationNaandi Foundation
5414NepalDignifying High Altitude Agriculture through Gravity RopewaySupport Activities for Poor Producers of Nepal
6252NepalRiverbed Farming For Landless In NepalHelvetas
6261NepalDeveloping Market For Carbon Sequestration In AgriculturePeople's Agriculture Research And Development Center
6875NepalPromotion of Rice Husk Stoves in NepalNational Agricultural and Environmental Forum


Multi-Country     (top)

 No. Country Proposal Title Organization
5739Multi-countryLinking Small-Scale Coffee Farmers To Better Markets Via Traceable Coffee.Pachamama Coffee Cooperative Of Small-Scale Coffee Producers
6087Multi-countryA New Cash Crop For The Rural Poor In The Ea Highlands; Increased Leaf Biomass Production For Warburgia Ugandensis Herbal Extract Kenyatta University