Does EUCORD use GMOs in its projects?

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EUCORD does not use any GMOs or genetically modified organisms in its projects. EUCORD promotes both open-pollinated varieties and hybrid varieties. Hybrids are the result of a cross between two or more different but related plants, creating a seed with … Read More

Do the farmers you work with use chemical inputs?

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Farmers in Africa often struggle with hostile conditions including degraded soils, erratic rainfall and crop diseases and pests, including locusts. EUCORD facilitates access to organic and mineral fertilizers, and where necessary, crop protection products that meet WHO standards and that … Read More

Does EUCORD promote intensive or extensive farming?

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Intensive farming refers to methods using external inputs and advanced agricultural techniques to increase the overall crop yield. By contrast, extensive farming refers to increased land cultivation to increase output, often depleting natural resources and biodiversity. EUCORD promotes intensive farming, … Read More