Batu April 2016

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Batu April 2016
Gendered Enterprise Development for Horticulture Producers
Project
Batu
April 2016
1.Purpose of the project
• SUPPORT POOR FARMERS – PARTICULARLY WOMEN –
TO GROW MORE, SELL MORE AND PROVIDE A BETTER
FUTURE FOR THEIR FAMILY
 Outcome
1.
Smallholder
vegetable
producer
organizations become sustainable entities that transforms
men and women smallholder farmers’ economic
empowerment
 Outcome 2. Contribute to the development of pro-poor,
replicable and scalable financial, extension and market
systems
2.Focus
Grassroots community
level support
 Boost farming production
 Help farmers to adapt to
climate change
Capacity Building
 Support women farmers’
production and cooperatives
 Improve farmers’ access to
Research and studies
government support and to
markets
3.Key interventions …
Improve farmers’ access to
government support and to markets:
 Assessed existing training, support
and financial and extension services
 Reviewed storage and transport
facilities available to farmers
 Agribusiness Finance Fair conducted
 Stake-holders forum established
 Conducted stakeholders forum and
reviewed collaborative working
between farmers, suppliers, credit
institutions and authorities
4. Major Recommendations of
the First Finance Fair &
Stakeholders Meeting
• Improvement in MFIs regulation and working procedures/different
financial products
• Capacity building of stakeholders
• Enhancing financial literacy
• Diversification and value added market driven product
• Refining approach of agriculture extension from production to
market
• Capacity building in the area of horticulture value chain
• Revitalizing operation of cooperatives/unions
• Establish and strengthen multi-stakeholder forum
5.Objective of the Second Year
Finance fair
 To refresh the issues identified during the first year
finance fair and to make further discussion
 To review progresses
 To discuss on existing challenges and
 To make recommendations on a way forward
6.Meeting schedule
 See time schedule
HORAA BULAA

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