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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. 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