Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Expanding value chains to include the poor


Published on

Published in: Economy & Finance, Business
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

Expanding value chains to include the poor

  1. 1. Expanding Value Chains to Include the Poor Moderator Dan Norell Senior Technical Advisor World Vision US
  2. 2. How can financial service providers, NGOs, Government and the private sector better integrate poor farmers and other microentrepreneurs into value chains?
  3. 3. .
  4. 4. A Video on the Challenges that Very Poor Farm Families Face
  5. 5. Brief presentations Workshop Session World Café Closing & Key Takeaways
  6. 6. · Ms. Gisela Velasco, Executive Director, Jollibee Group Foundation, Philippines · Mr. David Ruchiu, Africa Director, Farm Concern International, Kenya · Mr. Daniel B. Zoltani, Regional Director for Asia/Pacific, Whole Planet Foundation, Thailand · Dr. Venkatesh Tagat, Chief General Manager, Business initiatives Department, NABARD – Head office, Mumbai, India · Mr. Ed Jimenez, Central Bank, Government of the Philippines
  7. 7. The Farmer Entrepreneurship Program: Linking Farmers to Institutional Markets GISELA TIONGSON Executive Director Jollibee Group Foundation
  9. 9. FARMER
  10. 10.
  11. 11. Dr.Venkatesh Tagat Chief General Manager NABARD Mumbai
  12. 12. Institutional Arrangements for small producers including poor for accessing markets
  13. 13. Inclusive Value Chain of Medicinal Plants in the State of Tamil Nadu, INDIA
  14. 14. Harnessing Local Knowledge on conservation of Medicinal Plants
  15. 15. Collection of Medicinal Plants from wild
  16. 16. Planting of Medicinal Plants in farmers’ field
  17. 17. Weighing, Pres sing and Warehousing
  18. 18. Bailing of Produce for transportation to user industries
  19. 19. What matters is the value for their toil
  20. 20. Inclusive Value Chain of Cashew in state of Tamil Nadu, INDIA
  21. 21. Local Simple technologies, yet inaccessible to poor
  22. 22. Grading is the Key to value Addition
  23. 23. Local Actors enable backward linkages
  24. 24. Producers’ Organization benefits community
  25. 25. Capacity to leverage debt is poor for the small producers’ driven chains due to their poor equity base Access to bank credit from the formal institutions is difficult Local traders/existing market players can create hurdles like beating down the prices Lot of financial resources and time is required to build the capacities of the small producers’ organisations.
  26. 26. Thank you
  27. 27. World Bank-Findex: (148 Countries) 2.5 billion of adults do not have access to formal financial system
  28. 28. Securities and Exchange Commission Cooperative Development Authority Insurance Commission / Other Governmental Agencies Sustainable, Market -Led and Appropriate Products/Services Ministry of Finance Philippine Regulators Central Bank
  29. 29. Thinking Beyond the Box Policies: BSP Experience
  30. 30. Discussion Outputs Group 1 – Ms. Gisela Tiongson-Velasco • Structuring how to work together and identifying needed support. Give access to information – – – – – • What does each bring to the table? – – – – • Academics NGOs Government Micro-entrepreneurs Commitment – – – – • Risk mitigation for the value chain (insurance) Better understanding of value chain/players Market Build business linkage between economic actors Capacity building Identify leaders Government support Information Facilities Include MFIs in measure of financial inclusion – Redefinition of financial service – Start at both ends – Leaders, facilitators
  31. 31. Discussion Outputs Group 2– Mr. David Ruchio • Collective approach • Business must see opportunities • Social entities and government – Organise – Negotiate • Regulation – Anti-dumping – Pricing – inputs – Encourage insurance • Pricing – Competitive pricing – Educate farmers on negotiating
  32. 32. Discussion Outputs Group 3– Mr. Daniel Zoltani • Targets: – – – – – – – – Government should ensure infrastructure MFI’s to broker information for farmers Platform linking fund providers with cooperatives Provide credit guarantees for loan portfolio Organize farmers into market linkages Empower farmers groups to own their projects Work/partner with large corporations using supply chains Create village production centers for sustainable value chains • Challenges: – – – – Corruption Lack of education, market information, technical know how Access to financial services/diversified Service providers – lack of knowledge • Bridging the gap: – Fully understanding the value chain – Establishing network for facilitating partnerships – Designing agri-financial products/services responsive to needs
  33. 33. Discussion Outputs Group 4 – Mr. Eduardo Jimenez • Broaden the definition of financial inclusion and not limit the banking sector – – – – – Better coordination among regulators Cohesively towards financial inclusion Value chains Tax relief for value chains – social enterprises More towards a guarantee mechanisms • Appropriate agriculture insurance – call attention of donors to increase insurance • More holistic planning – From inputs, infrastructure, etc.