This case study describes efforts to meet growing industry demand for certified cocoa by rapidly scaling up a network of certified farmers in the cocoa-producing countries of Ghana and Ivory Coast.
By working through supply chain companies and trader networks, the project was able to...More
This case study focuses on collaborative efforts to link white pea bean farmers in Ethiopia to canning factories and retailers in the U.K. It explores the benefits and risks of working closely with a key intermediary and of tailoring a supply chain to meet the needs of a lead retailer.More
Linking farmers to well-functioning local or global markets plays an important role in long-term strategies to reduce rural poverty and hunger. It is critical to understand how to successfully link poor producers to markets and to identify which markets can benefit what kinds of producers.More