Rice is more than just a staple food; it contributes to nearly one-fifth of all human consumed calories globally. The reliance on this cereal draws a clear picture of its indispensable role in ensuring food security, especially in developing countries. Today, rice consumption is increasing globally, while productivity is declining due to numerous factors.
Including the smallholder farmers perspective in agricultural project is challenging for a variety of reasons. Here are 10 principles ensuring success we have learned across our programs and experiences at Ksapa.
As part of the European Green Deal, an agreement was finally announced in December 2022 between the European Council and the EU Parliament on an anti-deforestation directive, aimed at eliminating the import or processing of products produced from deforestation.
When industrial companies want to work effectively with smallholders, designing an effective training and communication strategy is key. Selecting the right channel, or combination of channels can achieve the desired results at an acceptable cost. Ksapa is sharing tips based on its expertise and programs in this article.
Ksapa is working with Porsche and Michelin to design and deploy the first natural rubber project that encompasses the entirety of the supply chain: smallholder farmers and partners, a natural rubber processing company, a tire maker and a car maker.
Smallholder farmers represent 70% of food production in the world. Transfering sustainable practices at their level is critical to build more resilient and inclusive chains. Here are tips to succeed.