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Cooperatives
16 Oct 2012
Gender inequality in food production has costs for developing countries in both economic and social terms and at the household, community and national levels. Cooperatives can play important roles in overcoming the barriers faced by women and in supporting small agricultural producers. Evidence shows that efficient cooperatives have...
Cooperatives
16 Oct 2012
Smallholders face constraints to ensure efficient delivery of produce to buyers because of their small-sized operations and their vulnerability when faced with environmental and market fluctuations. Various forms of producer organizations at the federation and district levels can develop different mechanisms and tools for reducing losses early in the supply chain.
Cooperatives
16 Oct 2012
The sustained increase in consumer demand and spending means that today’s markets offer better opportunities for farmers, including small farmers. Producer organizations (POs) offer smallholders a space for collectively responding to these increasing demands.
Cooperatives
16 Oct 2012
Cooperatives in the small-scale fisheries sector are a way of maximizing long-term community benefits to deal with the threats of fisheries mismanagement, livelihood insecurity and poverty – harsh realities for many of the world’s small-scale fishers.
Private Sector
11 May 2012
These guidelines serve as a reference and provide guidance to improve the governance of tenure of land, fisheries and forests with the goal of achieving food security for all.
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