52-year-old Bernadette Sossou is a vegetable farmer and member of the of Green Fingers Farmers’ Cooperative (COMADOV) in Grand Popo, Benin. She is the head of her household and mother of six children. “For me and for many vegetable growers in Benin, the biggest challenge......Read More
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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Access to quality seeds could help smallholder farmers to increase their yields, contribute to more food security and improve the diversity of crops. At the same time, seeds are merchandise and large ...Read More
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In the fall of 2016 2SCALE organized a four-week bootcamp on Inclusive Agribusiness. This online training aimed to equip participants with knowledge and tools to manage an Inclusive Agribusiness, base...Read More
RESULTS SO FAR
Our aim is to reach 500,000 smallholder farming families.
We reached our goal to include 50 partnerships in our portfolio.
We achieved our goal to support at least 1,000 producer organizations and 1,000 small and medium-sized enterprises (of which 500 non-local) to increase their business (volume of sales).
Women Smallholders34% of the smallholders are women. Our goal is to increase this number to 40%.
Co-investment by Private Sector
Since the inception of 2SCALE €31.997.417 was co-invested by the private sector. We aim to increase this to €41 mln when 2SCALE ends.