Supportive business ecosystems

Though small-scale farmers produce a large volume of our food and goods, they often lack representation in the marketplace. We work to increase ownership in value chains by encouraging farmer organization, training workers to expand their opportunities in the workplace, and support service providers to become financially viable and offer improved services and products to farmers and miners. Read the latest news and stories below.
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Social Capital Leveraged for Cooperative Farming

Social Capital Leveraged for Cooperative Farming

Promoting zero deforestation and sustainable oil palm production

Promoting zero deforestation and sustainable oil palm production

Seeking a better price and a consumer connection, small-scale growers & tea brand turn to traceability solution

Seeking a better price and a consumer connection, small-scale growers & tea brand turn to traceability solution

Sowing the Seeds of Change to Revamp Agriculture in Nigeria

Sowing the Seeds of Change to Revamp Agriculture in Nigeria

Empowering Women Miners: TraceAbility Premium Funds New Initiative in Peru

Empowering Women Miners: TraceAbility Premium Funds New Initiative in Peru

Sustainable tourism in Sri Lanka  gets a boost from responsible practices project

Sustainable tourism in Sri Lanka  gets a boost from responsible practices project

New cashew processing facility adds to success of tree crop programme in Sierra Leone

New cashew processing facility adds to success of tree crop programme in Sierra Leone

Ugandan oil palm farmers to gain from national initiative

Ugandan oil palm farmers to gain from national initiative

Reducing emissions, improving conservation & livelihoods in the Amazon: Year 1 of Amazonia Connect

Reducing emissions, improving conservation & livelihoods in the Amazon: Year 1 of Amazonia Connect

Featured producer stories

Women Dairy Farmers Assert Themselves in Sri Lanka

In Sri Lanka, especially for women, it’s not easy to be a dairy farmer. Through a project that provides training in modern practices, leadership and finance, women who work in dairy have recorded higher milk production and increasing incomes. The results for these inspiring farmers demonstrate the power of collaboration and market access to improve the livelihoods for women in agriculture.

Bridging the Financial Gap: Transforming Smallholder Farming Through Access to Finance 

In Nigeria, Daniel Ushie, a 61-year-old oil palm farmer, has experienced firsthand the challenges of providing for his family. With support from the Village Savings and Loans Association programme, he has successfully invested in small cassava and palm oil processing mills.

Publications

Empowering cooperative partners for an inclusive future driven by data

Cotton and Climate Paper

Paths of Change: Lessons Learned with Muda Cana

SUSTAINABLE TEA IN LATIN AMERICA – 10 YEARS SUPPORTING SMALLHOLDER FARMER PROSPERITY

Coffee Barometer 2023

Monitoring primary & fallow forests using satellite imaging on coffee farms