Incubating agribusiness in Africa

Posted by Rachid

Category Mali, News

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2SCALE and CropLife launched the first network of Spray Service Providers in Mali

Safe and responsible use of pesticides has three agreed benefits: better quality agricultural products, better yields and lower environmental impact. Following these three goals, 2SCALE and the CropLife Mali launched the first promotion of specialized Spray Services Providers (SSPs). The pilot project involved a group......

2SCALE

The Netherlands-funded 2SCALE project is one of the largest agribusiness incubators in Africa, working with farmers and small-scale entrepreneurs to improve rural livelihoods and food and nutrition security in 9 countries in Africa. 2SCALE is a Public-Private Partnership that encloses the entire agricultural value chain with all of its actors.

Within the project we build Agribusiness clusters, we strengthen Business support services and assist in developing BoP products and markets.

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RESULTS SO FAR

510124

Smallholders

510.124 smallholder farming families are benefitting from the PPP.

52

Partnerships

The current portfolio consists of 52 partnerships.

1337

SMEs

1.337 small and medium-sized enterprises are supported to increase their business (volume of sales).

37%%

Women Smallholders

34% of the smallholders are women. Our goal is to increase this number to 40%.

€32 mln

 

Co-investment by Private Sector

Since the inception of 2SCALE €31.997.417 was co-invested by the private sector.

28%%

Women Business Owners

28% of the SMEs are led by  women. We aim to increase this number to 40%.

Partnerships

Posted by Marjolein Koortnstra

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Soybeans – RMG – Côte d’Ivoire

The partnership aims to test a farmer services and aggregation business model whereby RMG purchases quality soybean pulses from SHFs and supports them through input kits, training, agricultural extens...

Posted by Marjolein Koortnstra

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tomato

Vegetables – PO – Côte d’Ivoire

This partnership builds on existing vegetable farmer organizations that seek to produce more quality vegetables and ensure revenue increases for their members (mainly women and young people). The stra...

Posted by Marjolein Koortnstra

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Rice – Brassivoire – Côte d’Ivoire

Brassivoire is a joint venture between Heineken and CFAO, that invests in a new brewery in Abidjan with the ambition to compete with Solibra, a monopolistic brewery. Brassvoire intends to source most ...

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