On October 13th, GAFSP officially launched the 2022 Call for Proposals at the IMF-WBG Annual Meetings.
To help countries mitigate the current food security crisis, GAFSP has launched a Call for Proposals to accelerate countries' financing and support the design and implementation of solutions in line with their national strategies and current priorities.
Transforming Food Systems: Investing in Producer Organizations, Innovative Approaches to Support Smallholder Farmers
This event will highlight the importance and the advantage of investing in producer organizations to enable their members to become their own change agents, enabling them to make effective decisions about their businesses and improve their livelihoods.
GAFSP will launch a new Call for Proposals in 2022 to provide grant financing to assist low-income countries and smallholder farmers, to mitigate the impacts of the current food security crisis while also supporting efforts to build resilient and sustainable food systems.
In Honduras, IFC advisory services with the support of GAFSP helped Cadelga create an agrifinance unit that provides loans to smallholders in the form of fertilizer, seeds, and irrigation technology.
Gurung is just one of the 60,689 direct beneficiaries of the project who were affected by the 2015 Nepal earthquake and the frequently occurring natural disasters and climate-related impacts.
Thirty-nine-year-old Xienginphone Phengthavong is a typical smallholder farmer from the village, growing rice as the main staple food, cultivating vegetables in the home garden, and raising fish in his fishpond, all for household consumption.
Harvesting Inclusion in Honduras: Improving Food Security & Livelihoods for Persons with Disabilities
PROSASUR in Honduras increases the availability of quality food and the incomes of poor rural people in order to improve nutrition and reduce child stunting. The project has made significant progress on social inclusion, and for the first time in the country, has developed an approach to ensure disability inclusion.
GAFSP will launch a Call for Proposals in the early Fall to provide much-needed grants to fill financing gaps in country-led programs.
Edition 11 | Data as of December 2021
Three smallholders from the Central American country share their experiences with AgroMoney, a financial inclusion and technical assistance scheme run by Grupo Cadelga and the IFC, with the support of GAFSP's Private Sector Window.
Sr. Don Mariano Jiménez Talavera, former Honduran Ambassador & Permanent Representative to the Rome-based Agencies, gives his insight on working with the GAFSP. He explains why investing in agriculture is more critical now than ever before and how planning in the long-term, together with communities, can help us build resilience to future crises.