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Green Revolution Forum considers Africa’s food future
September 4, 2014News
Green Revolution Forum considers Africa’s food future

African ministers and business leaders have gathered in Ethiopia to consider ways to trigger a green revolution and improve the continent’s food security. Together in the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF), they will focus on delivering agriculture-led economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa. In June, the Africa Union issued a declaration to double food productivity and »

Seas of Change interview with Mark Lundy, CIAT
August 13, 2014Knowledge activity
Seas of Change interview with Mark Lundy, CIAT
Theme: Inclusive Business

This interview was recorded at a Seas of Change workshop, early 2014, in Amsterdam. At this workshop, practitioners from companies, NGOs, development organizations, and research institutions discussed inclusive business strategies to productively engage smallholder farmers. And in particular how to scale up successful strategies. In the interview, CIAT’s Mark Lundy talks about trends in smallholder »

Seas of Change interview with Leonardo Lima, Arcos Dorados
August 12, 2014Knowledge activity
Seas of Change interview with Leonardo Lima, Arcos Dorados
Theme: Inclusive Business

This interview was recorded at a Seas of Change workshop, early 2014, in Amsterdam. At this workshop, practitioners from companies, NGOs, development organizations, and research institutions discussed inclusive business strategies to productively engage smallholder farmers. And in particular how to scale up successful strategies. In the Seas of Change interview, Leonardo de Souza Lima talks »

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 »

PPPs: listen to the farmers
March 25, 2014Expert opinion
PPPs: listen to the farmers
Theme: Partnerships

Assuming a joint approach would unleash agricultural potential and strengthen the market, Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) have dominated global food security strategies. The debate highlights several strategies, for example, focusing on the local effects of knowledge-sharing through PPP networks, advocating linkages between sectors, or optimizing trade in a corridor approach. Within these approaches there is »