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EVALUATION

By: Arno Maatman, Project Director 2SCALE … not everything that counts can be counted !! and not everything that can be counted really counts … While I fully agree with this statement, 2SCALE cannot avoid measuring its results!!! Last year, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs,…

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CONFLICT

By: Arno Maatman, Project Director 2SCALE Clashes between herdsmen and farmers were all over the news in Nigeria, with some very violent outbursts reported, for instance in Benue State where some 70 farmers were killed. While the major conflict areas seem to be in Benue…

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Before filling your mouth with flour…

Everyone loves rice – consumers, sellers, and processors like Djénébou Coulibaly. Coulibaly is a woman entrepreneur, president of a processing cooperative that works with 2SCALE in the Sikasso region in Mali. The cooperative processes paddy into nutritious, affordable parboiled rice, sold to both institutional (e.g….

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This network works!

Oikocredit, a Dutch social investor, has signed a new credit agreement with Promo Fruits, the largest juice processor in Benin. Promo Fruits will receive a loan of 700 million FCFA, of which 200 million is designated for small-scale producers, to accelerate adoption of plastic mulching….

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Bootcamp: Building your Inclusive Agribusiness

Learn from 2SCALE how partnerships and bottom-up innovations can help you build a profitable and inclusive agribusiness. 2SCALE is an agribusiness incubator aiming to improve rural livelihoods and food & nutrition security in Africa by accelerating inclusive business in agri-food industries. Through public-private partnerships, smallholder…

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