Highlights from AGRF 2021

Highlights from the AMEA/HarvestPlus AGRF session: “Forging resilient food systems with smallholder farmers and agri-SMEs”

 

 

Our session highlighted the urgent need to support practical, proven, scalable approaches to engaging and empowering those who make up the backbone of African agriculture and food systems: smallholder farmers and agri-food AMEs. The session achieving this by diving deeper into the discussion of food systems transformation and hearing from those “on the ground” about what works, what does not and what our priorities should be. Examples were presented from the extensive portfolio from HarvestPlus and the AMEA network. 

 

Read the full summary from the session here.

Strengthening supply chains is key because farmers working in silos can't achieve much by themselves. But working together, they can access finance, markets and achieve much more.