|From the entries in the cocoa sector, the winner, APACOA (a Peruvian organisation) was also very closely followed by the runner up. Their project consists of better use of bio-fertilizers and treatment of solid organic residues in the cocoa farms. The best practices to reduce Co2 emissions through such methods were seen to have significant potential by the jury.
|The winner from the coffee sector entries is the producer organisation Cepicafe from Piura in Peru, together with local NGO Progreso (not associated with Progreso Program/Network). The jury appreciated their project on reforesting the highlands of the region through a carbon capture project (reforestation) in order to generate income for farmers at higher altitudesand improve water availability for the coffee zone.|
|In the category of organisations working in the cotton sector, the Chetna Organic Farmers Association from India is the winner. Their project consists of dealing with erratic weather patterns due to climate change. They work out best practices in the diversification of seeds to promote self reliance, cropping systems and comprehensive management of natural resources based on the principles of watershed management. The jury was particularly impressed by the good value chain involvement.|
|In the tea sector, Kangaita Tea Farm from Kenya received most points from the jury making it the winner from this category due to their multifaceted approach to implementation of the project. . In the implementation, Kangaita focuses on crop diversification to mitigate tea monoculture, energy use efficiency to mitigate desertification, and soil and water conservation with emphasis on river banks/wetlands protection and reforestation.
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