New value chains for maize

Agribusiness linkages in Togo, mediated by 2SCALE partners, have created new income streams for small-scale maize farmers, and helped poultry producers stay in business despite a dramatic increase in feed costs. Between 2005 and 2006, prices of white maize – at that time the main ingredient of poultry feed…

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Friesland and the Fulani

FrieslandCampina Wamco, Nigeria’s largest producer of dairy products, uses mostly imported milk powder because local supplies of fresh milk are unreliable. 2SCALE is using its community mobilization skills to help the company source more milk locally. Traditional pastoralists from the Fulani community produce 70 percent of Nigeria’s milk, but rarely…

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