Certification: An imperfect, but useful, tool

In ACP countries, certification allows farmers to guarantee the quality of their produce, enter new markets and increase their income. To ensure maximum impact, this certification should be part of wider development programmes.

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The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) is a joint international institution of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States and the European Union (EU). CTA operates under the framework of the Cotonou Agreement and is funded by the EU.