A quick look behind the scenes shows there is a wide variety of approaches to contract farming that GIZ programmes currently integrate
To achieve a broad impact — i.e. being relevant, achieving quality, quantity and sustainability — a number of factors need to be taken into consideration
GIZ promotes contract farming as an inclusive business model, practical and process oriented. It guides practitioners through sound planning, starting-up, consolidation and scaling-up of contract farming schemes. The core element is the selection of ...
It is an ambitious task to facilitate the emergence of viable contract farming business models — to make them inclusive is even more demanding. Requiring situation specific upgrading concepts for every single contract farming business model, local experts have to become competent process facilitators
AGROPROCESSING: SOLAR ENERGY FOR THE DRY SEASON Attempts to preserve food are as old as mankind itself – already thousands of years ago humans applied techniques to increase the shelf life of foodstuff and therefore be able [...]
This working group aims at good nutritional status, which is both an outcome and a key enabler of sustainable development. All forms of malnutrition, whether insufficient calorie intake, micronutrient deficiencies or overweight, impact not only on the health, but also on the economic performance – of individuals as well as of entire nations (…)
This working group shares and promotes best practices and lessons learned from policy advisory services for agricultural public and private sector partners, rural development and food security policies.
This working group promotes market-oriented agricultural development through the creation of viable agribusiness ventures that are embedded in inclusive and sustainable value chains
This working group promotes the improvement of livelihoods while conserving natural resources in the context of climate change. Members believe that well governed and responsible management of natural resources are the basis for sustainable development in rural areas.