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Seed delivery and investment initiative boosts Nigerian agriculture

Seed delivery and investment initiative boosts Nigerian agriculture

SHIFTING THE FOCUS OF CLIMATE INVESTMENT AT COP28

SHIFTING THE FOCUS OF CLIMATE INVESTMENT AT COP28

Making the case for financial inclusion for a safe & responsible small-scale mining sector in Peru

Making the case for financial inclusion for a safe & responsible small-scale mining sector in Peru

Scaling Up Jurisdictional Approaches: Opportunities & Challenges in the Amazon 

Scaling Up Jurisdictional Approaches: Opportunities & Challenges in the Amazon 

A Call to Rethink Climate Finance Strategies from a farmers-first perspective

A Call to Rethink Climate Finance Strategies from a farmers-first perspective

From Hides to the Heights of Business: Empowering Leather Entrepreneurs in Trade 

From Hides to the Heights of Business: Empowering Leather Entrepreneurs in Trade 

Muda Cana: providing improved services to the sugarcane sector over six years 

Muda Cana: providing improved services to the sugarcane sector over six years 

INNOVATIVE CLIMATE–SMART OIL PALM PROCESSING MILL INTRODUCED IN GHANA

INNOVATIVE CLIMATE–SMART OIL PALM PROCESSING MILL INTRODUCED IN GHANA

Carbon Credits and Carbon Markets: Unlocking Benefits for Smallholder Farmers 

Carbon Credits and Carbon Markets: Unlocking Benefits for Smallholder Farmers 

Featured Producer Stories

Patrick Cortey, cocoa farmer and entrepreneur in Ghana

Promoting Entrepreneurs in Agriculture One Farmer at a Time

Patrick Newman Kortey has become a household name in the local Boase Sibi community in Ghana. As an entrepreneur and inspirational leader to other small-scale farmers, he has worked with Solidaridad to build a variety of businesses that supplement his income from cocoa while he establishes a strong foundation for future success.

Aurora Zeas in an entrepreneur in Nicaragua and owner of Zeas Apícolas, a honey producer that provides a wide range of honey-based products. This article tells the story of how she navigated various challenges to build a successful business with the help of a crowdfunding platform called PlusPlus that supports small to medium enterprises in developing countries.

NURTURING RESILIENCE ONE BEE AT A TIME

Aurora Zeas in an entrepreneur in Nicaragua and owner of Zeas Apícolas, a honey producer that provides a wide range of honey-based products. Her spirit and passion for pollinators has led her to grow a successful business through thick and thin.

Investing in a sustainable dairy industry in Tanzania

Tanzania’s dairy market has enormous growth potential. Dairy 2025 is a pilot programme helping dairy farmers in the Tanga region adopt profitable, climate-smart methods and make the most of the country's most advanced processing hub. The programme is making credit available so that they can invest in their farms and buy services.

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Financing Resilience for Small-scale Farmers

Service provider investment readiness: best practices