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October 26, 2018Knowledge Portal
What works to increase smallholder farmers’ income? A landscape review

This report aims to answer the question: “What are the most effective actions that lead buyers can take to enable smallholder farmers in global supply chains to meaningfully increase their incomes?”. Results showed  that it is possible to raise farmer incomes through existing interventions to a degree.  »

October 17, 2018Knowledge Portal
Inclusive PPP’s: Emerging best practices

This report aimed to gain more insight of inclusiveness in the public-private partnership project portfolio of the Netherlands Sustainable Water Fund and the Facility for Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Food Security, to increase insight into specific characteristics of the beneficiaries and possible indirect effects . »

August 20, 2018Knowledge Portal
Linking smallholder vegetable producers to markets: A comparison of a vegetable producer group and a contract-farming arrangement in the Lushoto District of Tanzania

This study compares a farmer-based organization and a contract farming approach, as ways to link smallholder vegetable producers to markets. For several decades there has been a growing interest in institutional arrangements to link smallholder farmers to markets. »

GCP-2 facstheet midterm findings: SUPERSEAS
August 14, 2018Research project
GCP-2 facstheet midterm findings: SUPERSEAS

Please download the factsheet with midterm findings of this GCP-2 Integrated Project. »

August 7, 2018Knowledge Portal
Driving innovations in smallholder engagement: Insights in service delivery and finance

This report presents findings and best practices empowering farmers through service delivery, while generating sustainable returns to their businesses. Currently, approaches towards farmer engagement are isolated and not embedded into structures and not leverage with sustainable financing. »

June 20, 2018Knowledge Portal
Partnering for value: Lessons from Public Private Producer Partnerships (4Ps) in practice

This paper outlines factors that are important for successful Public Private Producer Partnerships (4Ps) business cases. A major conclusion is that there is a sound basis for the role of 4Ps in rural development. Long-term 4Ps can contribute to development of agricultural value chains. »