Inclusive Agribusiness and Trade [ID: 40]

Inclusive Agribusiness and Trade

The Donor Platform has two independent work streams on trade and inclusive agribusiness, but with many synergies. While the thematic focus of each is slightly different, the contact persons from donor agencies and partner organisations engaging on both work streams are quite the same.

For that reason, some of the meetings, conference calls and webinars can be held together, addressing both the trade and inclusive agribusiness agendas. A complete merge of the two work streams is envisaged for 2017.

Discussions under Trade focus on the global trade regime and regional markets, also addressing the still persistent gap between trade policies and agricultural and rural development policies. The Inclusive agribusiness work stream is dealing with market approaches & initiatives aimed at small to medium-scale farmers as a driver to enhance economic opportunities and reduce poverty in the rural space.

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COORDINATION & ADVOCACY

Latest Inclusive Agribusiness and Trade [ID: 180]

Inclusive agribusiness: what to expect from donors?

Online | 19 April 2017 |
Donors are often hard pressed to prove that their investments in development initiatives are paying off. Several monitoring and evaluation reports of the initiatives that they fund are produced every year which try to make a picture of the impact of such efforts.

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African Union continues with CFTA negotiations

Online | 12 Aug 2016 | Topics discussed included the rules of procedure for the CFTA negotiating institutions, the guiding principles and the modalities for the CFTA negotiations, the work plan for the CFTA-NF, as well as the terms of reference for the technical working groups.

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Grow Africa Investment Forum calls for business-government partnerships

Kigali | Rwanda | 18 May 2016 | On 10 and 11 May, Rwanda hosted the annual Grow Africa Investment Forum in Kigali. The event brought together over 250 representatives from business and development organisations who share a commitment to driving inclusive and responsible investments into African agriculture.

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Events Inclusive Agribusiness and Trade [ID: 181]
2017
9. May
Global | Tuesday, 9. May 2017 | Utrecht, the Netherlands

Global Forum for Innovation in Agriculture Europe 2017

The European edition of the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture will host the Agtech Leaders Summit from 9-10 May to support government, industry and science as hundreds of experts convene to find new ways to ensure sufficient, competitive, safe, and sustainable food production.

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2017
9. May
Global | Tuesday, 9. May 2017 | Vilach, Austria

Agriculture Days Conference 2017

The 5th Annual Agrifuture Days Conference 2017 will take place on 9-10 May 2017. The organisers look forward to making Agrifuture Days 2017 a learning opportunity for partners, friends and colleagues attending the conference while sharing the beautiful location in Kigali, the main city of Rwanda / Africa.

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2017
22. May
Global | Monday, 22. May 2017 | Frankfurt, Germany

3rd German-African Agribusiness Forum

The German Association of German Businesses, together with the German Agribusiness Alliance and the African Agribusiness Alliance invite to the 3rd German-African Agribusiness Forum - from developing projects to profitable business.

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2017
28. May
Global | Sunday, 28. May 2017 | Tel Aviv, Israel

15th edition of the Africa-Israel Agricultural Trade Mission

Following the successful Africa Finance & Investment Forum that took place in Nairobi, Kenya, the preparations are ongoing for the 15th edition of Africa-Israel Agricultural Trade Mission, to take place in Tel Aviv, Israel, from Sunday 28th to Wednesday 31st May 2017.

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Interviews Inclusive Agribusiness and Trade [ID: 274]

Webinar | Jim Woodhill, Consultant

“Inclusive agribusiness is a profitable agriculture or food sector venture that is designed to significantly benefit poor producers and/or consumers.”

Webinar |Andreas Springer-Heinze, GIZ

“The application of the business model approach helps to identify and develop business models that create jobs and income.”

Interview | Evelyn Nguleka, World Farmers Organisation

“Farmers must be at the center of the global and rural agricultural economies. They are called to produce sustainably food for a growing world, and to make sure that the environment is safe.”

Publications Headline [ID: 275]
Publications Inclusive Agribusiness and Trade [ID: 276]

INCLUSIVE AGRIBUSINESS: THE STATE OF PLAY

An inclusive business benefits poor producers and/or consumers by providing access to markets, services and products in ways that improve their livelihoods, while at the same time being a profitable commercial venture.

THE ECONOMIC LIVES OF SMALLHOLDER FARMERS

This FAO report sheds light on the economic dimension of rural livelihoods. They have limited access to markets, services and often suffer hunger, malnutrition and food insecurity.

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Contacts Inclusive Agribusiness and Trade [ID: 278]

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Dr. Christian Mersmann

Senior Policy Advisor

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Romy Sato

Agricultural and Rural Development Advisor

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Jedi Bukachi

Junior Policy Advisor

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