Inclusive Agribusiness and Trade [ID: 40]

Inclusive Agribusiness and Trade

The Donor Platform has two independent work streams on trade and inclusive agribusiness, but with many synergies. While the thematic focus of each is slightly different, the contact persons from donor agencies and partner organisations engaging on both work streams are quite the same.

For that reason, some of the meetings, conference calls and webinars can be held together, addressing both the trade and inclusive agribusiness agendas. A complete merge of the two work streams is envisaged for 2017.

Discussions under Trade focus on the global trade regime and regional markets, also addressing the still persistent gap between trade policies and agricultural and rural development policies. The Inclusive agribusiness work stream is dealing with market approaches & initiatives aimed at small to medium-scale farmers as a driver to enhance economic opportunities and reduce poverty in the rural space.

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COORDINATION & ADVOCACY

Latest Inclusive Agribusiness and Trade [ID: 180]

Trade for Sustainable Development – get connected and be inclusive

Geneva | Switzerland | 13 July 2017 | The Global Review 2017 of Aid4Trade of the World Trade Organization was succesfully concluded by addressing a great number of trade-related opportunities and limitations such as standards, trade facilitation and intra-continental trade, particularly in Africa.

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Free and fair - Germany's new strategy for Aid for Trade

Geneva | Switzerland | 11 July 2017 | Trade and market access are appreciated as the ultimate engine for development inducing investments, for creating economic growth and jobs and for providing necessary goods and services.

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Inclusive agribusiness: what to expect from donors?

Online | 19 April 2017 |
Donors are often hard pressed to prove that their investments in development initiatives are paying off. Several monitoring and evaluation reports of the initiatives that they fund are produced every year which try to make a picture of the impact of such efforts.

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Events Inclusive Agribusiness and Trade [ID: 181]
2017
28. November
Global | Tuesday, 28. November 2017 | Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

Africa-EU Summit 2017

Since the historic first Africa-EU Summit in Cairo in 2000, where the Africa-EU partnership framework was established, considerable change has taken place on both continents, which challenge the way Africa and Europe perceive each other.

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2017
14. December
Global | Thursday, 14. December 2017 | Buenos Aires, Argentina

Forum on Migration, Trade and the Global Economy

ICTSD’s upcoming Forum on Migration, Trade and the Global Economy will be held on 14 December 2017 in Buenos Aires, in partnership with the International Organisation for Migration and Fundación Foro del Sur.

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Interviews Inclusive Agribusiness and Trade [ID: 274]

Webinar | Jim Woodhill, Consultant

“Inclusive agribusiness is a profitable agriculture or food sector venture that is designed to significantly benefit poor producers and/or consumers.”

Webinar |Andreas Springer-Heinze, GIZ

“The application of the business model approach helps to identify and develop business models that create jobs and income.”

Interview | Evelyn Nguleka, World Farmers Organisation

“Farmers must be at the center of the global and rural agricultural economies. They are called to produce sustainably food for a growing world, and to make sure that the environment is safe.”

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Publications Inclusive Agribusiness and Trade [ID: 276]

INCLUSIVE AGRIBUSINESS: THE STATE OF PLAY

An inclusive business benefits poor producers and/or consumers by providing access to markets, services and products in ways that improve their livelihoods, while at the same time being a profitable commercial venture.

AFRICAN AGRICULTURAL TRADE STATUS REPORT 2017

To design beneficial regional integration policies and maximise the advantages of private sector and development partners’ engagement, policy makers and other stakeholders require reliable and comprehensive data on intra and inter-regional agricultural trade.

MAKING TRADE WORK FOR ALL

OECD relseased a publication in May that looked into the issues of international trade and the impact it has for developing countries, analysing the advantages of enhanced international trade and some systematic issues.

TRADE AND FOOD STANDARDS

Trade is gaining more importnace in the field of sustainable development. In the last couple of months, several international organisations paid attention to the positive role trade plays in achieving the SDGs. WTO and FAO analysed health and environment standards of food trade.

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Contacts Inclusive Agribusiness and Trade [ID: 278]

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Dr. Christian Mersmann

Senior Policy Advisor

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Romy Sato

Agricultural and Rural Development Advisor

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Jedi Bukachi

Junior Policy Advisor

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