Sustainable Agriculture

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CIDT is a leading centre in capacity strengthening for international development with a strong track record in Agriculture and Land Use.

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Our Approach

The majority of the world’s poor depend on agriculture for their livelihood. At CIDT we recognise that developing capacity in agriculture is a strategic entry point for helping the world’s poor find their way out of poverty, improving their food and nutrition security, and creating the space to realise healthier and more fulfilling lives. We offer support and strengthen capacity to enable our clients to formulate and implement effective agricultural policies and programmes. Our team has experience in working directly with farmers, extension officers and other institutions operating at the local level. Some of our previous clients have included government ministries, local and international NGOs, regional economic communities, donors and multi-lateral aid institutions.

CIDT has extensive project management experience earned from managing donor funded projects in Africa and South (including east) Asia, across a range of sectors, and has over the years developed strong networks with practitioners on the ground.

CIDT Services

We offer support and capacity strengthening in the following areas:

  • Feasibility studies and baseline surveys
  • Facilitating programme and project monitoring, evaluation and learning
  • Facilitating stakeholder engagement and effective partnerships
  • Livelihoods assessment and analysis
  • Social and economic impact assessment
  • Food security and nutrition analysis
  • Agricultural policy analysis
  • Socio-economic research

Key Projects

Key Contacts

To find out more about our services in Agriculture and Land Use please contact a member of the team.

Canford Chiroro
Canford Chiroro

Aurelian Mbzibain
Aurelian Mbzibain

Workshops and training courses

We are able to offer a variety of courses and workshops in the following areas:

  • Climate Smart Agriculture
  • Mainstreaming Gender in Agriculture
  • Building Resilience in the Smallholder Agriculture
  • Farm and Agribusiness Management
  • Agriculture Value Chains
  • Conservation Agriculture
  • Food and Nutrition Security Analysis