promotes integrated agrobiodiversity management, environmental
management, food and seed security, water
and sanitation and policy and advocacy
programmes with the objective to promote
sustainable livelihoods. The organization
aims to contribute to increased household
food production and food security through
gender sensitive and social inclusion of
household marginality emanating from HIV
and AIDS, disability and climate change
CTDO strongly believes that sustainable management and use of agro-biodiversity and increased agricultural productivity require an integrated approach, and to this end focuses on bringing farmers and their representative unions, researchers and agricultural extensionists, consumers, policy makers and all other relevant stakeholders together for an integrated approach to its work programmes.
CTDO has moved from a single funding partner to multiple donors and consortium programming approach. In 2020, CTDO was operating in eighteen districts of Zimbabwe and is working with over 300 000 households
Guiding our actions, decisions, and interactions, while embodying the unwavering commitment we have towards our mission and values.
CTDO seeks to promote participatory research, technology, and innovation systems and to advocate for policies that alleviate poverty, food, and nutrition insecurity of marginalized communities
Communities free of hunger, malnutrition, poverty and injustice in Zimbabwe, SADC, Africa, and the whole world.
A leading organization on agricultural biodiversity conservation and sustainable use contributing to food and nutrition security for all in a fair and just environment.