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Agribusiness public-private partnerships – A country report of Nigeria
Public private partnerships (PPPs) are being promoted as an important institutional mechanism for gaining access to additional financial resources, sharing risks, and addressing other constraints in pursuit of sustainable and [...]
Agribusiness development - Agribusiness linkages - Contract farming - Agricultural finance and investment - Agricultural investment - Capacity building - Policy and strategies
Agribusiness public-private partnerships – A country report of Uganda
Public private partnerships (PPPs) are being promoted as an important institutional mechanism for gaining access to additional financial resources, sharing risks, and addressing other constraints in pursuit of sustainable and [...]
Agribusiness development - Agribusiness linkages - Contract farming - Agricultural finance and investment - Agricultural investment - Capacity building - Policy and strategies
Organic supply chains for small farmer income generation in developing countries
Despite the increasing attention given to organic supply chains over the past decade, there are still significant market opportunities to pursue. The demand for organic products in developing countries continues [...]
Agricultural marketing - Linking farmers to markets - Agricultural finance and investment - Value chain finance - Food and agricultural industries - Value adding technologies - Post-harvest management - Cereals - Fruits & vegetables
Enabling environments for agribusiness and agro-industries development
The existence of a conducive business climate, or enabling environment, is considered essential to engender economic growth and development. However, what “an enabling environment” should encompass in practical terms remains [...]
Agribusiness development - Agricultural marketing - Marketing policy - Marketing institutions - Agricultural finance and investment - Agricultural investment - Policy and strategies - Food and agricultural industries - Agro-industries sub-sector development
Four case studies on credit guarantee funds for agriculture
This publication (available in .pdf only) is an in-depth analysis of different models of guarantee system. An assessment of these cases, together with a review of the global industry of [...]
Agribusiness development - Agricultural finance and investment - Agricultural investment - Capacity building - Financial products & services - Policy and strategies - Risk management - Value chain finance - Strategic partners
ICT uses for inclusive agricultural value chains
This study (available in .pdf only) documents the various kinds of information and communication technology (ICT) initiative being implemented globally to improve agricultural value chains and agribusinesses. Many of the [...]
Agribusiness development - Agricultural marketing - Market information services - Marketing extension - Linking farmers to markets - Agricultural finance and investment - Financial products & services - Value chain finance - Food and agricultural industries
Credit guarantee systems for agriculture and rural enterprise development
Credit guarantee systems for agriculture and rural enterprise development takes a fresh and unbiased look at the application and results of guarantee funds for agricultural and rural enterprise development. In [...]
Agricultural finance and investment - Agricultural investment - Capacity building - Financial products & services - Policy and strategies - Risk management - Value chain finance - Strategic partners
Agricultural value chain finance
This volume provides a global review of experiences and learning on the broad subject of value chain finance for agriculture in developing countries. Value chains in agriculture comprise a set [...]
Agribusiness development - Agricultural finance and investment - Value chain finance
Report of the Regional Agro-Industries Forum for the Middle East and North Africa
Bilingual version, English and Arabic The Regional Agro-Industries Forum (RAIF) for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) was held in Beirut, Lebanon, from 15 to 18 November 2011. The Forum [...]
Agribusiness development - Agricultural marketing - Agricultural finance and investment - Food and agricultural industries - Post-harvest management
Guiding principles for responsible contract farming operations
Contract farming can be defined as an agricultural production system carried out according to an agreement between a buyer and farmers, which establishes conditions for the production and marketing of [...]
Contract farming - Agricultural marketing
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