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]

Trade for Sustainable Development – get connected and be inclusive

Geneva | Switzerland | 13 July 2017 | The Global Review 2017 of Aid4Trade of the World Trade Organization was succesfully concluded by addressing a great number of trade-related opportunities and limitations such as standards, trade facilitation and intra-continental trade, particularly in Africa.

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Free and fair - Germany's new strategy for Aid for Trade

Geneva | Switzerland | 11 July 2017 | Trade and market access are appreciated as the ultimate engine for development inducing investments, for creating economic growth and jobs and for providing necessary goods and services.

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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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Events Inclusive Agribusiness and Trade [ID: 181]
2017
4. September
Global | Monday, 4. September 2017 | Abidjan, Cote d`Ivoire

African Green Revolution Forum 2017

At the 2016 African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF), participants came together to advance the policies and secure the investments that will ensure a better life for millions of Africa’s farmers and families—and realize the vision of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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2017
25. September
Global | Monday, 25. September 2017 | Geneva, Switzerland

Trade for sustainable development Forum 2017

The opportunities that trade generates for greater growth and development and its ability to create jobs, raise incomes and reduce prices is, for some, only part of the story. There is a growing feeling that now is the time to consider the broader picture. While trade has indeed pulled millions out of poverty, the reality is that for some the experience has been different.

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2017
27. September
Global | Wednesday, 27. September 2017 | Nairobi, Kenya

5th Africa Food Security Conference 2017

Africa’s economic future depends on success in agriculture, which in turn depends on empowering famers (especially smallholder farmers (with less than two hectares) - who constitute about 80% of all farms) - to increase productivity by adopting modern farming methods.

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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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