Banana exploration in Sudan and Ethiopia

Project summary

Project: A Quick Scan of the Banana Sector in Sudan and Ethiopia / Implementation of a Showcase / Elements for a Practical Road Map to Export (Consultancy within the framework of the CFC project “Promotion of Export of Organic Banana from Sudan and Ethiopia”)

Horticultural departments of the Ministries of Agriculture in Sudan and Ethiopia

Impact beneficiaries:

Small and medium sized producers

Product: Bananas
Organisational model production: To be defined
Intervention area:

Sudan, Ethiopia

Project Period:

06/2012 – 06/2013

Total budget: € 66.440
Type of funding: Consultancy assignment
Origin of funding:

Common Fund for Commodities (CFC)

Name of partner(s):

Bioversity International /Common Fund for Commodities (CFC)

Role Taste:

Main responsible



Project description

Main components of this assignment:

  • Technical assistance and training on the spot (by a Latin American banana expert)
  • Quick Scan of the Banana Sector in Sudan and Ethiopia and pathways for a strategy
  • Organisation of a study trip of a delegation from Sudan and Ethiopia to Peru (organic banana region)
  • Booklet: export guide for organic bananas


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