Organic Pineapples and Edible Insects: All Part of a Three-way South-South Initiative

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Benin, Bhutan and Costa Rica have come together under a programme of South-South cooperation, sharing skills and knowledge on agriculture, environmental issues and much more, using funds from the Netherlands.

From their Costa Rican counterparts, Beninese farmers have learned how to grow bigger pineapples organically and market them to European consumers; while Costa Ricans are now feeding their cattle edible insects after learning of their value from colleagues in Benin.

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