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8 ifad seas of change presentation woodhill

  1. 1. Scaling Inclusive Agri-Food MarketsReport on the “Islands of Success toSeas of Change Initiative”Jim WoodhillDirector - CDI
  2. 2. Background Initiative supported by partners below Explored the questions „what works when scaling inclusive agri-food markets?‟ Background analysis ● Case studies ● Sector Studies ● Review of business strategy International learning workshop in April
  3. 3. What are Inclusive Agri-Food MarketsFormal / modern agri-food value chains that help toalleviate poverty by including lower-income communitieswithout loosing sight of the goal of business, which is tomake profits. Small scale Farmers Supermarkets Local entrepreneurs Agri-food corporations SME Larger scale traders Rural labour Financial sector
  4. 4. The Small Scale Farmer Story
  5. 5. Why Inclusive Agri-Food MarketsFor Business For society Securing supply  Food security Market opportunity  Poverty and hunger alleviation Business Reputation  Peace and security
  6. 6. What Business is Saying Nestle: It is our firm belief that for a company to be successful over time and create value for its shareholders, it must also create value for society. We call this Creating Shared Value (CSV) ….. it is our basic way of doing business.
  7. 7. WWF Strategy Consumers Large businesses Suppliers
  8. 8. Framework for Analysis Scale in terms Scale in terms of people of benefits for included the poor Scale in terms Scale in terms of change in profits of Supply chain Impact inclusive models • Policies • Platforms require • For business • Partnerships • For small-scale Scaling producers and • Capacities Mechanisms Inclusive Markets Incentives entrepreneurs • Investments • Business • For government create models Influence Change the Drivers (+ -) Resource scarcity; values; demographics; security Context Economic; political; cultural; physical
  9. 9. Directions for Scaling (1) Strengthening the intermediary function: (trusted/ethical coordination) agents/platforms Informing and shaping supportive policies at all levels Progressing a “new certification” agenda Creating mechanisms for collaborative finance Increasing effectiveness of public private partnership mechanisms
  10. 10. Directions for Scaling (2) Strengthening agri-cluster/networked businesses initiatives Improving mechanisms for joint learning and research between all groups Monitoring and assessing social impact Deepening understanding and capacity across business, government, producer organizations knowledge institutes and NGOs
  11. 11. Profit Sustainability Planet People Financial Institutions Global Agri-Food FairSustainably National Business Commercial Economic Feeding 9 Business Relations opportunity Billion at scale Small-Scale SMEs Farmers Government NGOs Research Public Policy & Investment
  12. 12. Policy Implications• Policy matters• Strategies and policies for transition and structural change are needed• Huge differences between regions, countries and value chains• Investment in core public goods is critical• Need effective PPP mechanisms• Public sector needs to ‘add up’ the private sector contribution• Research for Responsible Business
  13. 13. Thank youFor more information go to:www.seasofchange.net CDI