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How do we feed the world without destroying the planet?
Hunger and the climate crisis are inextricably linked - the challenge is how to solve one while not exacerbating the other.
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An Entrepreneur Helps Transform African Commodities, One Nut at a Time
When Nadeem Ahmed buys a cup of coffee on the streets of London, it’s not the anticipatory caffeine rush that occupies his thoughts in the moments before he takes his first sip. Rather, Ahmed is thinking of the steep price he just paid—particularly compared to the rock-bottom fee the coffee farmer thousands of miles away likely received. Nadeem Ahmed’s close work with the GAFSP's Private Sector Window is creating a “win-win” for smallholder farmers in Malawi and Global Tea alike.
Annual Report 2018
Edition 8 | Data as of December 2018
Save our food. Invest in female farmers.
How do we transform our food system so that it nurtures both human health and our environment?
The Food and Agriculture Sector Development Project (FASDEP)
For generations, growing rice has been a main source of income and food for farmers in The Gambia. Climate change has changed everything. Erratic rainfall and drought have slashed rice yields.
Insights into how investments made possible by the GAFSP Private Sector Window help change lives of farmers around the world.
Edition 5 | January 2019
Is GAFSP Reaching Small-Scale Food Producers in Tanzania?
ActionAid commissioned this study to showcase the successes and lessons learned from the implementation of the project, focusing on small-scale producers, women producers, and civil society organizations, as well as communities’ resilience to climate change.
Helping Producer Organizations Boost Agriculture in Senegal
With support from GAFSP, smallholder family farmers will have the resources they need to improve their livelihoods. This includes access to funds, capacity building, technology, and public-private partnerships.
Technology Helps African Farmers Sell What They Sow
Traditionally, lack of reliable market access for smallholder farmers has impeded the economic development of rural areas because farmers often live far from the wholesale markets, and it is not feasible for them to deliver their produce directly. Highly fragmented systems encourage farmers to navigate through farmer groups or brokers to get their produce to markets. Fluctuating, non-transparent prices are often the result.
Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP): Partnerships in Action
Empowering Smallholder Farmers
Helping Yemeni Farmers Restore Life
Yemeni farmers have had their livelihoods severely disrupted because of ongoing conflict.