Partnership implemented in
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Ethiopia
  • Ghana
  • Kenya
  • Uganda

Additional information
Raising Small Farmer Income in the Developing World: New Business Models for Sustainable Trading Relationships


Major Groups:
Rainforest Alliance (United States of America)
Sustainable Food Lab (United States of America)
ACOS (Ethiopia)
Ghana Cocoa Board (Ghana)
ECOM Agroindustrial Corp. Ltd. (Switzerland)
Armajaro (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Flamingo-Homegrown (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
International Institute for Environment and Development (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Catholic Relief Services (United States of America)
Chiquita (United States of America)
Counterpart International (United States of America)
Intelligentsia (United States of America)
Kraft (United States of America)
Mars (United States of America)
Scharffenberger-Hershey (United States of America)

Partnership Overview | Objectives

1. To develop a set of business models that support sustainable smallholder and rural laborer inclusion in high-value, formal export and domestic markets in four distinct product clusters (dried beans, fresh vegetables, bananas, cocoa).

2. To apply these new business models (through value chain analysis and upgrading) in sub-Saharan Africa.

3. To expand these validated business models through existing and new supply chain partnerships that provide direct benefits to 158,000 smallholders and 301,000 laborers while using project results to influence existing standards.

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