International Trade Fairs From April 06 to 10, 2022, PINEX collaborated with the Belgian project DEFIA and the World Bank project PACOFIDE, to assist ten pineapple exporters, Top Exo, Costa Benin, Fam Service, Agri shop, Tresor Plus Inter, Amas d’Or, PMA Negoce, l’Authenic du Bénin and Les Fruits Tillou to participate in the international Fruit…Trade facilitation: Participation in Trade Fairs
In 2001, Mr. Dieudonne Aladjodjo, a pineapple farmer based in Allada, southern Benin where pineapple is grown, created the Promo Fruit Benin processing company to process Benin’s sweet Sugar Loaf pineapple into juice for local markets. He called the juice IRA, in recognition of his pineapple farmers’ association, Initiative to Promote Pineapple (Initiative pour…Sucess story Promo Fruit Benin Expands Regional Pineapple Juice Sales
Pineapple Processing for Export (PINEX) is a $14.76 million, eight-year project funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). PINEX has three goals of improving pineapple productivity, improving product processing, and increasing pineapple trade. The proximity of Benin to Nigeria represents a huge market opportunity for PINEX project beneficiaries, especially pineapple processing…PINEX: Empowering pineapple processors to get the NAFDAC Agreement, the key to Nigeria market
From November 25 to 28, 2021, several pineapple processing companies, and organic fertilizer producers, all beneficiaries of the Pineapple Processing for Export (PINEX) Project, took part in Benin’s first International Agricultural, Agribusiness Modernization Exhibition, SIMA, held at the Mathieu Kerekou Friendship Stadium in Cotonou. The SIMA aimed to enhance Benin’s agricultural and agribusiness potential…PINEX: Benin’s First International Agricultural and Agribusiness Modernization Fair, (SIMA) Cotonou, Benin
On September 29 2021, Partners for Development (PfD), with the aim of modernizing the processing and conservation of cashew apple juice, trained a group of cashew apple processors in the packaging of cashew apple juice using bag-in-boxes, a solution to the problem of conservation of cashew apple juice. Four cashew apple processing…Training cashew apple processors on bag-in-box use
From September 29 to October 1, 2021, Partners for Development took part in the first edition of Benin Pineapple Day. Benin Pineapple Day is an initiative by the Agricultural Development Agency (ATDA 7), a decentralized government body of the Ministry of Agriculture in partnership with Enabel, the Belgium Development Organization through its DEFIA program. The…Benin Pineapple Day
February 27th is World NGO Day! At PfD, we recognize the value of NGOs in promoting equity, peace, and alleviating the challenges faced by underserved communities. Today, we think that it is important for those who can to extend their support to NGOs and join them in making a difference in our world. …Happy World NGO Day!
Giving Tuesday brings together people, nonprofits, families, and businesses across the country to give to charitable organizations and share their resources with those in need. Since 2012, #GivingTuesday is celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The day kicks off the giving season in the US as charitable giving increases throughout the holiday season. There are many ways, besides giving money, that one can give to those in…‘Tis The Season To Be Giving
In 2012, the United Nations (UN) declared October 11th International Day of The Girl Child. Since then, this day has been commemorated internationally to empower girls and to raise awareness about the challenges they face. Every year, the International Day of The Girl Child is an opportunity to highlight problems in education, health, etc. and advance…Celebrating International Day of The Girl Child!
On August 20, 1897, British doctor Sir Ronald Ross discovered that the female Anopheles mosquito transmits the malaria parasite between humans. Today we commemorate the groundbreaking discovery as World Mosquito Day. Mosquitoes are often attributed as being the world’s deadliest creatures, as they are one of nature’s most notorious vectors for human and zoonotic diseases. …World Mosquito Day