Smallholder farmers are interested in sustainable intensification

In a few words, Sustainable Intensification (SI) is the application or use of innovations to increase productivity on existing agricultural land with positive environmental and social impacts. As suggested by the name, the SI paradigm requires that...

The need for bridging financial gap in The Agriculture sector

‘The state of the agri-SME sector – Bridging the financial gap,’ according to the Commercial Agriculture for Smallholders and Agribusiness (CASA) program. The need for funding from roughly 220,000 agribusiness SMEs in Sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia is estimated...

Social protection for sustainable food systems

Over the past 20 years, sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has seen 4,3% growth in annual agricultural output, the highest of any region in the world. Most of this growth has come from area expansion, not input intensification or increased productivity. Despite this growth,...