CEARA

CENTRE FOR ENVIRONMENT, AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH AND ADVOCACY

The Centre for Environment, Agricultural Research and Advocacy (CEARA) is a non government organisation established in Botswana in 2016 to promote inclusive sustainable agricultural prosperity and environmental health among all stakeholders through comprehensive value chain approach by conducting research, advocacy, capacity building and communication. This is to optimise the impact of the agricultural sector across its value chain. The value approach is focused on ensuring better interaction, knowledge transfer, trade, financing, and partnerships among various actors in a product value chain; such as suppliers, producers, processors, traders, and logistics providers.

MISSION

To promote inclusive sustainable agricultural prosperity and environmental health among all stakeholders through comprehensive value chain approach by conducting policy research, advocacy, capacity building and communication.

CEARA VISION

Is empowering all agricultural value chain players to prosper by capacitating them to creatively pursue their own path towards achieving food security and diversity, economic stability, in productive healthy environments.

CEARA VALUES

Our core values are:

  • Livelihood support to communities for food security and wealth creation
  • Uphold teamwork and efficiency in service delivery
  • Accountability and integrity in internal and external transactions
  • Effectiveness in responding to the needs of members and stakeholders

OVERALL GOAL

The ultimate aim is to unleash the entrepreneurial abilities of the farmers and rural communities generate their own wealth in inclusive and prosperous manner. CEARA is geared towards supporting a vibrant sustainable agriculture industry that contributes to a healthy environment, livelihood security and responsive to a growing consumer base.