In Côte d’Ivoire, where almost half of jobs are linked to cocoa, IFC and GAFSP are working with the cocoa company Cargill to professionalize and digitize the sector. The Cargill 2.0 program works on professionalizing cooperatives, teaching management skills and training on the benefits of digital finance to increase traceability and security.
GAFSP raised $300 million of a desired $1.5 billion (over five years) Tuesday at its replenishment kickoff event hosted by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development.
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GAFSP launched its replenishment period 2020-25 to raise US$1.5 billion over five years (2020-25) at a virtual event. At the event –which was hosted by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)– donors pledged over US$300 million in new funding to the Program, meeting the yearly target for 2020.
Global Agriculture and Food Security Program Donors Announce US$300 million to End Hunger and Malnutrition
As part of GAFSP’s first replenishment period to raise US$1.5 billion over five years, Australia, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Germany, Norway, and Spain announced over US$300 million in new contributions to GAFSP – meeting its yearly replenishment target for 2020.
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Good food begins with farmers, and things started to change when GAFSP began investing in rural farming communities in Nepal.
Good food starts with farmers. Only with strong partnerships and multi-stakeholder collaboration are smallholder farmers able to produce good food for people and the planet. Hosted by GAFSP, SDG2 Advocacy Hub, and UNFSS, this Twitter Chat highlights the vital role of smallholder farmers in delivering sustainable and nutritious food for all by providing a platform for stakeholders to discuss ways of working to ensure that food systems drive progress on the SDGs.
In Tajikistan, irrigated agriculture is critical for rural livelihoods, and for the overall economy. However, the irrigation sector faces many challenges, including poor management of water resources, deteriorating infrastructure, and poor service delivery. To help address these challenges, a project was launched in 2012 and has since helped around 1.4 million people benefit from improved irrigation services and better water management.
En un momento en que la COVID-19 (coronavirus) continúa alterando las cadenas de suministro, las industrias y los mercados en todo el mundo, consultamos a los clientes del Mecanismo de Financiamiento para el Sector Privado del Programa Mundial para la Agricultura y la Seguridad Alimentaria (GAFSP) para saber de qué manera la crisis sanitaria y económica afecta a sus empresas y a los pequeños agricultores que participan en sus cadenas de suministro. En esta edición de nuestras "Conversaciones sobre la COVID", hablamos con Mateo Yibrin, director ejecutivo del Grupo Cadelga, uno de los principales distribuidores de productos y servicios agrícolas de Honduras.
In this joint letter, ActionAid, ROPPA, AFA, Canadian Foodgrains Bank, Global Citizen, Mission Inclusion, ONE, Women for Women Intl, The Development Fund, CARE, Alliance 2015, Alianza por la Solidaridad, Action Against Hunger, and Results urge donors to commit funds to GAFSP.
In this installment of our “COVID Conversations” series, we talk with Mateo Yibrín, CEO of the Cadelga Group, one of the largest distributors of agricultural products and services in Honduras. Yibrín spoke to us recently the panic purchases that are keeping his company afloat, why Honduran farmers are giving away free melon in towns across the country, and his message to the world on behalf of farmers who are suffering.