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Egypt Feed the Future Food Security and Agribusiness Program


Titre : Egypt Feed the Future Food Security and Agribusiness Program

Région /Pays : Egypte

Dates : 2015/2020

The FTF FAS program’s goal is to increase agriculture-related incomes of smallholder farmers in Upper Egypt by implementing a market-driven approach that facilitates sustainable, pro-poor value chain development and helps smallholders increase access to domestic and export markets. The FTF FAS program will be supported by guiding principles and cross-cutting themes : Systems strengthening for input suppliers ; Agriculture processors and support services ; A focus on end markets and demand ; An understanding of the role of value chain governance ; A market systems perspective ; Recognition of the importance of inter-firm relationships and stakeholder participation ; Policy and enabling environment ; Gender inclusivity ; and Leveraging proven ICT capabilities to bring interventions to scale.

1) Improved on-farm productivity and income for smallholder farmers : Association and cooperative strengthening ; Water user association strengthening ; On-farm training to improve volumes and quality ; Promotion of innovative tools and technology ; ICT solutions for extension and irrigation ; Strengthening of input suppliers (agro-dealers) ; and Preparation for successful post-harvest handling ;
2) More Efficient Post-harvest Processes : Vertical integration of farmer groups ; Post-harvest facility operator capacity building ; Agro-processing enterprise development ; and ICT solutions for post-harvest processes ;
3) Improved Marketing of Agriculture Crops and Products : Forward contracting between suppliers and buyers ; Trade show attendance ; ICT solutions for marketing ; Buyer visits ; and Expanding GlobalGAP and Fair Trade certification of farmer groups ; and
4) Improved Nutritional Status (especially for women and children) : Targeted ICT nutrition messaging ; Community-based health worker training ; and Nutrition messaging targeted to women in the agro-processing workforce.

Annonce par : Volunteers for Economic Growth Alliance (VEGA)

Budget : $23,000,000

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