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.

Rice in Pakistan project

27 views

Published on

Viveka Risberg is Program Director of Social sustainability at the Axfoundation. She is talking about challenges and possibilities in their work in northern Pakistan.

Published in: Food
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

Rice in Pakistan project

  1. 1. AXFOUNDATION – Antonia Ax:son Johnson Foundation for Sustainable Development2018-11-071 Rice in Pakistan Project
  2. 2. AXFOUNDATION – Antonia Ax:son Johnson Foundation for Sustainable Development2018-11-072
  3. 3. AXFOUNDATION – Antonia Ax:son Johnson Foundation for Sustainable Development2018-11-073 Punjab province, Sheikhupura district
  4. 4. AXFOUNDATION – Antonia Ax:son Johnson Foundation for Sustainable Development Main focus • Access to market, break bondage to middle-men • Women empowerment • Climate adaption & water management • Use Sustainble Rice Plattform Standard as base 2018-11-074
  5. 5. AXFOUNDATION – Antonia Ax:son Johnson Foundation for Sustainable Development2018-11-075 University of Agriculture Faisalabad Matco (rice mill) Multi Stakeholder Platform Rice Research Institute Doaba Foundation Oxfam Pakistan Rol-Ryz (importer) Axfood Axfoundation SIDA BKK Government departments
  6. 6. AXFOUNDATION – Antonia Ax:son Johnson Foundation for Sustainable Development2018-11-076 Results so far… • 10 Grower Organizations established and functioning • 900 farmers and workers more knowledgeable • Strenghtened women’s role • Developed a farmer-to-farmer SRP training model • Increased influence in the sector • Built learning networks on SRP
  7. 7. AXFOUNDATION – Antonia Ax:son Johnson Foundation for Sustainable Development2018-11-077 All famers will have a clear per acre profit ratio by the end of current season in November 2018 More than half of the workers experience improved working conditions including safe drinking water, lunch time break, safety and security during working hours
  8. 8. AXFOUNDATION – Antonia Ax:son Johnson Foundation for Sustainable Development2018-11-078 Next phase • Upscale • 2 250 farmers and workers • Develop value chain links • Promote climate resilience, improve water management • Influence provincial and govt policies
  9. 9. AXFOUNDATION – Antonia Ax:son Johnson Foundation for Sustainable Development Sustainable value chain 2018-11-079 Rice mill Importer Retailer ConsumerFarmer
  10. 10. AXFOUNDATION – Antonia Ax:son Johnson Foundation for Sustainable Development Thank you! viveka.risberg@axfoundation.se 2018-11-0710

×