Projects

International Cocoa Research Project Sara Ana - Bolivia

International Cocoa Research Project Sara Ana - Bolivia

June 2007 - December 2020 (Ongoing)

Latin America - Bolivia

"What is the contribution of organic agriculture to sustainable development?Long-term farming system comparisons in the tropics"On behalf of: Forschun... , more more
International Cocoa Research Project Selborne Estate - Malaysia

International Cocoa Research Project Selborne Estate - Malaysia

June 2011 - December 2014 (Concluded)

Asia - Malaysia

Worldwide cocoa monocultures  often suffer from ongoing yield decline over the years due to system-induced phytosanitary and soil problems. On be... , more more
Reforestation Spiny Forest Ho’Avy Madagascar

Reforestation Spiny Forest Ho’Avy Madagascar

January 2011 - February 2013 (Concluded)

Africa - Madagascar

In October 2009 Ho’Avi, entered in a collaborative forest restoration funding scheme with Naturefund-Germany to protect a unique Spiny Thicket F... , more more
The Ivory Coast

The Ivory Coast

March 2012 - December 2015 (Concluded)

Africa - Ivory Coast

On behalf of the Sustainable Trade Initiative IDH, Netherlands, Barry Callebaut Sourcing AG (BCS) and Biopartenaire (Ivory Coast) ECOTOP S.R.L. has be... , more more
Bolivia - Case Study Orange production in agroforestry system

Bolivia - Case Study Orange production in agroforestry system

July 1995 - July 2012 (Concluded)

Latin America - Bolivia

In the year 1989 Oranges (var. late Valencia) were planted in 6x6m quadrants on a plot of 1.25 ha as a single crop in monoculture. Legumes (Glycine wi... , more more
 Bolivia, Sustainable Production Systems – Inter-American Foundation FIA BO-509

Bolivia, Sustainable Production Systems – Inter-American Foundation FIA BO-509

April 2009 - November 2014 (Concluded)

Latin America - Bolivia

ECOTOP is executing the project "Diversified agroforestry production and processing of ecological products in the Alto Beni" región, financed by the I... , more more
Indonesia

Indonesia

January 2011 - January 2013 (Concluded)

Asia - Indonesia

The Forests and Climate Change Programme (FORCLIME) is a bilateral programme between the governments of Indonesia and Germany. On behalf of the German... , more more
Sustainable Coca production and organic certification

Sustainable Coca production and organic certification

January 2007 - December 2012 (Concluded)

Latin America - Bolivia

In Bolivia coca leaves are produced traditionally in the Yungas region of the Department of La Paz. After elimination of all vegetation the small coca... , more more
Honduras - Patuca National Parc

Honduras - Patuca National Parc

January 2011 - December 2012 (Concluded)

Latin America - Honduras

In the Patuca National Park, Naturefund-Germany together with the "Asociación Patuca" is creating tree nurseries and reforestation projects with local... , more more
Bolivia- Caso de Estudio de Produccin de Naranja

Bolivia- Caso de Estudio de Produccin de Naranja

August 2014 - August 2014 (Concluded)

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Tema: Producción de NaranjaBolivia – América LatinaHas. en monocultivo. Leguminosas(Glicine Wighitti) fueron sembrados para establecer una cober... , more more
Woman training on dynamic agroforestry for food

Woman training on dynamic agroforestry for food

January 2016 - October 2017 (Ongoing)

Africa - Ivory Coast

From 2014 to 2015 ECOTOP conducted specific training for women on behalf of „Biopartenaire” and 2016/17 on behalf of Barry Callebaut in th... , more more
The Support to Indonesia’s Climate Change Response  (SICCR-TAC)

The Support to Indonesia’s Climate Change Response (SICCR-TAC)

November 2017 - December 2018 (Ongoing)

Asia - Indonesia

GIZ International Services is implementing SICCR-TAC together with the consultancies AHT and SNV under the auspices of the Ministry of Environment and... , more more
Pilot Project Ghana-Halba

Pilot Project Ghana-Halba

November 2016 - November 2018 (Ongoing)

Africa - Ghana

A pilot phase with 7 lead farmers was started in April 2016 testing the acceptance of non burning techniques and the dynamic agroforestry approach in ... , more more
UNOCACE - Chocolats Halba

UNOCACE - Chocolats Halba

November 2016 - November 2019 (Ongoing)

Latin America - Ecuador

Chocolat Halba – COOP Suiza – Swisscontact - ECOTOPUnión de Organizaciones Campesinas Cacaoteras – UNOCACEEcuadorean fine flavor coc... , more more
Fredy´s Plantation

Fredy´s Plantation

November 2014 - December 2017 (Ongoing)

Africa - Ivory Coast

In 2014, a cultivation project was started in Tiassalé, Ivory Coast, financed by Fredy Hiestand and directed by Johann Dähler. ECOTOP was commiss... , more more
Dr. Bronners Serendipalm

Dr. Bronners Serendipalm

November 2017 - December 2020 (Ongoing)

Africa - Ghana

Dr. Bronner's Serendipalm project in Ghana with more than 600 smallholder oil palm and cocoa farmers has started diversification of the farms. Farms a... , more more
Dr. Bronner’s Serendi Coco

Dr. Bronner’s Serendi Coco

November 2017 - November 2020 (Ongoing)

Oceania - Samoa

In Samoa, Dr. Bronner’s affiliate Serendi Coco Samoa helps rejuvenate the Samoan coconut industry through its significant demand for coconut oil... , more more