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  1. Working with Smallholders: A Handbook for Firms Building Sustainable Supply Chains

    Assessing the business environment This handbook prepared by the International Finance Corporation presents the benefits and challenges of sourcing from smallholder farmers. Qualitative http://www.ifc.org/wps/wcm/connect/8dc5628042112fdbba2fff494779b2ad/H ...

    Chris.Marciniak - 04/16/2014 - 08:41

  2. FarmForce

    Improving farmer organizations Farmforce is a Software-as-a-Service solution that simplifies the management of small-holder farmers, increases traceability and enables access to formal markets. It is used to efficiently manage outgrower schemes and contra ...

    Chris.Marciniak - 06/02/2014 - 09:07

  3. A Methodological Toolkit for Promoting Business Partnerships in Agrifood Chains

    Value chain analysis for the design of development interventions with rural communities This FAO report provides tools to help include small producers in the production process and the market from the value chain perspective. It contains information on ho ...

    Chris.Marciniak - 01/22/2015 - 10:26

  4. Contract Farming Handbook

    Innovation in business models Sound planning, appropriate skills and adequate approaches for starting-up and operating contract farming (CF) schemes are key to success and sustainability. Therefore GIZ has issued the “Contract Farming Handbook”, which pro ...

    Chris.Marciniak - 05/15/2015 - 15:38

  5. Demand and value Chain Assessment Toolkit

    ILRI Derek.Baker Assessing the business environment The purpose of this tool is to identify products for which there is high growth potential, and for which smallholder livestock keepers can hope to benefit from serving available markets. The purpose of t ...

    soonho - 03/23/2014 - 14:53

  6. Participatory market Chain Approach

    CIP Andre.Devaux Innovation in business models Value chain analysis for the design of development interventions with rural communities Participatory market Chain Approach This tool was developed by CIP and partners to stimulate commercial, technological a ...

    soonho - 02/20/2016 - 12:14

  7. LINK methodology

    CIAT Mark.Lundy Innovation in business models Helps actors understand the current functioning of the market chain and key business models, design innovations that empower producer groups to engage more effectively and buyers to act in ways more amenable t ...

    Lucia.Madrigal - 02/29/2016 - 13:03

  8. Tripartite Financing Arrangements

    Value chain finance and insurance Lenders seeking to directly finance smallholders face high transaction costs, risks, and asymmetric information. In this presentation from the AgriFinForum, Cententary, a bank operating in Uganda, details their use of tri ...

    Chris.Marciniak - 05/20/2016 - 09:17

  9. Value chain development with the extremely poor: evidence and lessons from CARE, Save the Children, and World Vision

    The majority of the world’s poorest people live in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. Most of these households engage in rural farming and subsist on incomes at or below the international extreme poverty line of US$1.90 per person per day (our working def ...

    soonho - 07/10/2017 - 11:45