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Smallholder engagement with the private sector
August 11, 2014Study
Smallholder engagement with the private sector
Theme: Inclusive Business

Demand for agricultural output is increasing in domestic and regional markets in Africa. At the same time export opportunities for agricultural products are also on the rise. Growing economies and high urbanisation rates contribute to these developments. EPS PEAKS has published a Topic Guide, written by Steve Wiggins and Sharada Keats, on smallholder engagement with »

Beyond the pioneer – Getting inclusive industries to scale
August 10, 2014Study
Beyond the pioneer – Getting inclusive industries to scale
Theme: Inclusive Business

Successful innovations that are emerging in developing countries often do not scale up and keep operating at low levels of scale. Harvey Koh, Nidhi Hegde and Ashish Karamchandani, authors of the report “Beyond the Pioneer”, say they are dissatisfied with a situation where small and beautiful new solutions continually excite and inspire us, but fail »

Launch second call Global Challenges Programme
April 10, 2014News
Launch second call Global Challenges Programme

On April 10, 2014 WOTRO Science for Global Development launches the second call within the Global Challenges Programme. The call has been developed in collaboration with the Food & Business Knowledge Platform and focuses on two priority areas for research and innovation: Inclusive business models for food security and Regional trade for food security. »

Report F&BKP introductory consultation meeting
March 27, 2014News
Report F&BKP introductory consultation meeting

On February 27, 2014, the Food & Business Knowledge Platform organized an introductory consultation meeting for organizations active in the field of food and nutrition security. Please find at the bottom of this article a link to the detailed report of the meeting. After a general introduction (download PDF) about the Platform by the Director »