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July 29, 2020Knowledge Portal
Limitations of inclusive agribusinesses in contributing to food and nutrition security in a smallholder community: A case of mango initiative in Makueni county, Kenya

This paper explores the potential food and nutrition security contribution of inclusive agribusinesses in Makueni county, Kenya. The results show that participation in the inclusive agribusiness favors smallholder households with relatively higher production capacity in terms of better physical capital, access to loans, and human capital. »

June 11, 2020Knowledge Portal
“Inclusive business” in agriculture: Evidence from the evolution of agricultural value chains

This review paper explores published evidence on the structural factors shaping agricultural value chains and their implications for social inclusion. »

January 8, 2020Knowledge Portal
Partnering for inclusive business in food provisioning

This review aims to unravel how partnering processes relate to processes of inclusion in the context of food provisioning. In food provisioning, inclusion has two key dimensions: the inclusion of (low-income) consumers to increase levels of food security, and the inclusion of smallholder producers to promote inclusive economic growth. »

Inclusive Agribusiness learning exchange
December 18, 2019Knowledge activity
Inclusive Agribusiness learning exchange

On November 14, 2019, NWO-WOTRO and F&BKP organized a conference in The Hague gathering representatives of 14 finalized Global Challenges Programme projects. The objective was to communicate and discuss synthesized project research results, insights and lessons learned, aiming to inspire practices and policies in the field of Inclusive Agribusiness (IAB) and to scale promising solutions. The outcomes of this learning event are shared in this news item. »

November 10, 2019Knowledge Portal
Inclusive business models in agri-food value chains: What safeguards for whom?

This article promotes inclusive business models as unique opportunities to combine profitability for firms needing reliable supply from small-scale farmers with market inclusion for those farmers. In environments with weak public institutions, such agreements may be conducive to sustainable income, yet costly or even impossible to enforce. »