Why many training programs are flawed
| Categories: COSA in the News | Tags: Development |

Training can be a powerful instrument to foster change. It is probably the single most common developmental intervention in the world of agriculture. But as COSA’s Carlos de los Rios and Daniele Giovannucci argue, evidence is mounting that all too often it doesn’t meet its objectives. Published in Coffee & Cocoa International.

The Art of Listening…to the Farmer
| Categories: Insights | Tags: Development |

Sounds easy but it is rarely done well. “If you want results, then it is vital to have a demand-driven approach” notes COSA’s Research Coordinator for Latin America, Carlos de los Ríos […]