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July 30, 2018Knowledge Portal
Agricultural policy incentives in sub-Saharan Africa in the last decade (2005–2016)

This synthesis study summarizes policy monitoring indicators for 14 sub-Saharan African countries. These indicators are commonly used to assess the extent of policy support to agriculture. Results indicate increasing support to farmers in the form of price incentives. »

January 8, 2018Knowledge Portal
Attracting the youth to agribusiness

This insight paper provides examples of how 2SCALE tackled youth inclusion in its partnerships in Benin, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali and Nigeria. 2SCALE has been experimenting with various options to support young producers and entrepreneurs. »

November 8, 2017Knowledge Portal
Schools as a system to improve nutrition

This discussion paper shows that schools offer a unique opportunity to improve nutrition using a systemic, multi-sectoral approach. Social, health, economic and ethic arguments coalesce in and around schools. »

October 31, 2017Knowledge Portal
External influences on agro-enterprise innovation platforms in Benin, Ghana and Mali: Options for effective responses

This article discusses external influences on innovation platforms and the options for effective responses. The platforms examined in this paper were conceived as vehicles for facilitating institutional change in support of innovation that benefits smallholders, in selected agro-enterprise domains in Benin, Ghana and Mali. »

August 21, 2017Knowledge Portal
Gender mainstreaming in agribusiness partnerships: Insights from 2SCALE

This paper shares 2SCALE ‘s approach to gender, highlights case studies, and outlines lessons learned. Since its inception in 2012, 2SCALE has made significant progress in getting the whole program team to mainstream gender in their activities. »

August 21, 2017Knowledge Portal
Not by technology and money alone: The importance of functional capacity strengthening in agribusiness partnerships

This collection of case studies gives insights into the 2SCALE project, through 15 stories in four countries (Benin, Ghana, Mali and Nigeria), focusing on ten commodities. »