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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.
Cooperatives
01 Jan 2012
These good practices show how group collaboration within organizations and with economic actors and policy-makers, enable small producers to fully participate in the economic, social, and political life of the society they live in. Rural institutions are a tool for social change and economic progress. In order to design efficient policies, decision-makers and development practitioners need to improve their understanding of the factors that can facilitate or inhibit small producers’ collective performance. While highlighting the success factors for small producer organizations to thrive, these good practices can allow development practitioners and other stakeholders to learn from successful initiatives in various...
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