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How The Full Spectrum of Capital Can Enable Inclusive Growth in Agriculture

While the world has made huge economic gains over the past 50 years, this progress has been highly uneven. This is particularly acute in...

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We are seeking the services of professional experts to be engaged on a call down basis to undertake research in response to the questions....

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Farmers face up to climate risks in south Asia

Small-scale farmers in India and Nepal ‘most vulnerable’ to climate change and while technologies to improve resilience are available,...

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Q&A: Digital tech is like eBay or Amazon for smallholders

Digital solutions for smallholders risk failure unless ‘human-centred’ but technology can ‘de-risk’ commercial investment in...

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What are the opportunities, challenges and evidence needs for investing in smallholder farming?

Let’s say that investing in agriculture and particularly in agribusinesses that source from smallholder farmers is not a walk in the...

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Microloans make farming profitable for Kenyan smallholders

Farmers in Kenya report increased yields after signing up to microloan scheme but more investment is essential to help small-scale farmers...

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Egypt’s small-scale farmers buoyed by technology investment

New agricultural equipment increases yields by up to 20 per cent, and smallholders in Egypt have received incentives to use the technology,...

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Nigerian farmers embrace technology to combat food insecurity

With food insecurity on the rise in Nigeria, smallholder farmers are turning to new technologies to improve food...

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Coordinated investment key to agri-tech in Africa

Africa’s agri-tech industry is booming, but for smallholder farmers to profit, investment is vital, writes Laura Owings for SciDev.Net....

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