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Global Agriculture and Food Security Program Announces New Grants to Fight Hunger and Poverty in FCV Countries
GAFSP announced that seven projects in countries affected by fragility, conflict, and violence (FCV) will receive grants totaling $97.6 million.
The 1st report of the ROPPA REGIONAL FAMILY FARMS OBSERVATORY (OEF / ROPPA) deals with four issues that successively provide (i) a farmer perception of the behavior of West African family farms during the last agricultural campaigns; (Ii) a table of local consulting support received by these FFs; (Iii) an analysis of the policies faced by these FFs and the organizations that represent them; And (iv) prospects for the FFO.
The 1st Report of the ROPPA’s FAMILY FARMS REGIONAL OBSERVATORY (OEF / ROPPA) addresses four issues which successively deliver (i) a farmer’s interpretation of West African family farm features over the past two agricultural campaigns; (ii) a table of local consulting support received by these FFs; (iii) an analysis of the policies which these FFs and their central organizations had to face; and (iv) the FFO’s perspectives.
The part of the report on the observation of the family farms behavior on the two agricultural campaigns is the subject of a Booklet 1 (FAMILY FARMS OBSERVATION). From this observation, it can be seen from one year to the next that, depending on climatic functioning, but also on the intensity of public support, family farms are able to make significant progress and thus improve food security and sovereignty in the region.
Mountain Hazelnut’s business model is deceptively simple but not without considerable risks. Using hazelnut saplings grown in their own nursery in Bhutan, Mountain Hazelnuts distribute them to farmers to plant on fallow land that has no commercial use.
IFC, working in partnership with GAFSP, Atlantic, Starbucks Corporation, and the Inter-American Development Bank, has developed an innovative way to provide farmers with the long-term financing and technical assistance they need to fight coffee rust.
Global Agriculture and Food Security Program Announces $107 Million in Grants to Fight Hunger and Poverty
Partners in the GAFSP announced $107 million in grants to five countries−Benin, Bhutan, Kenya, Laos PDR, and Timor Leste−for country-led initiatives to increase agriculture productivity, reduce poverty, and improve food and nutrition security.
Thanks to funding from the GAFSP Private Sector Window, and the UK and Norwegian governments, IFC was able to team up with local feed producers and hatcheries to help poultry farmers become more efficient and earn more.