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A blog post sharing achievements and lessons learned on how to engage women more effectively in the value chain. Four agribusinesses (including AgDevCo investees) across various value chains share their insights.
Read AgDevCo’s latest research on how employment in our portfolio helps empower women. This case study is on the amazing work done at Gulu Agriculture Development Company (GADC).
AgDevCo has released infographics on worker rights and expectations, suitable for any African workplace. They are available free of charge in multiple languages (Swahili, Twi, Chichewa, French, English and Portuguese).
This article highlights the success of Taylor Winch Tanzania in delivering the Gender Action Learning System (GALS), a community-led empowerment methodology that aims to give smallholder producers – particularly women – greater control over their lives.
Uzima Chicken Limited is an East African poultry company that produces and distributes Sasso breed chickens in Rwanda and Uganda. The company’s aim is to create value for rural households by providing better quality meat and eggs for consumption and sale.
Agribusinesses are increasingly exploring how digital communication can help build relationships with smallholder farmers.
The third part of AgDevCo's guidelines discusses how to use pilot testing and iteration to reduce risk and uncertainty in digital technology projects.
The second part of AgDevCo's guidelines for agribusinesses on digital technology projects focuses on working with technology providers.
Digital technologies provide great opportunities for agribusinesses to streamline their operations, create new business models, expand to new markets, and reach more smallholder farmers. This document provides step-by-step guidance for agribusinesses to assess their requirements and develop a technology strategy, based on AgDevCo's experience of working with several of our investees and partners as they go through this process.
In this three-step guidance document AgDevCo shares lessons learned and practical tips to help commercial agribusinesses realise their full business potential through well-designed and inclusive smallholder outgrower schemes.
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In this blog post, Sandi Roberts explains three practical steps agribusinesses can take to help close the gender gap in smallholder outgrower schemes.