This blog was originally written for and published on the Business Fights Poverty website.
A sustainable supply chain that sources from smallholder farmers - sounds easy. But it is common knowledge that long-standing problems like insufficient quantity and quality, side-selling of the harvest, rainfall, pests and prices, can often beset initiatives in practice.
Posted on December 6, 2013 at 11:30
Posted on December 5, 2013 at 12:30
If the word ‘case study’ conjures up an image of a glossy 2-pager with lots of pictures and little analysis, think again. Today we are delighted to launch a series of seven ‘deep dive’ case studies, each analysing an inclusive business, with candid explanation of the highs and lows of the companies’ journeys to date, and drawing lessons for the future.
The case studies cover some of the most…Continue
Posted on December 4, 2013 at 15:36
One look at the projects and publications on this Hub will tell you how busy the Business Innovation Facility (BIF) team have been since 2010. But what's the point of it all? Or put more politely, what is the rationale of this intervention? And are we delivering? Those are questions that we get asked. Today we are launching a new publication to help provide the answers.
The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) spends money supporting individual inclusive…Continue
Posted on November 11, 2013 at 23:30