SEWA – a union of over 1.6 million poor self-employed women workers from the informal economy, across 18 states of India has over 56% of its membership engaged at various stages in the food systems – including smallholder farmers, share croppers & landless agricultural labourers, food processors, vendors and many more.
Commitments to action
E-commerce Platform Channels, the Solar Flares and the Food Crops
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Creation of new Innovative ideologies product solution based on the subject areas and the conceptual frameworks of the solar flares and the effects of the solar flares on the food crops and the food value chains.
Creation of new e-commerce platform channels for the objective of enabling the marketing of the food crops via the food systems and the food value chains.
Advance Equitable Livelihoods, Decent Work, & Empowered Communities
E-commerce platform channels
As part of the Ag Fin Working Group led by Queen of the Netherlands Maxima, Mastercard and Rabobank developed a data-driven and digital ecosystem.
Sygenta commits to creating partnerships in Asia and Africa that will connect five million smallholder farmers to innovations, knowledge and markets to sustainably improve their profitability by 20% by 2025.
Digitalization for smallholder agriculture can be a game-changer in supporting and accelerating agricultural transformation across low- and middle-income countries. Investing in building this digital infrastructure will enable new capabilities in agriculture and revolutionize how communities secure their livelihoods leading to our shared vision of a living income for all.
There are ~500M small scale and family farmers globally, ~80% of the food consumed in Asia and Sub Saharan Africa is produced by these farmers. They, therefore, play a key role in the food system transitions in developing economies and local food systems and can be considered as real ‘change agents’.
The Coalition of Action on Decent Work and Living Incomes and Wages for All Food Systems Workers advances equitable livelihoods by promoting labour and human rights and increasing opportunities for decent and productive employment within the agri-food sector, including achieving 100% living incomes and wages, thereby ensuring economic and social justice and the right to adequate and nutritious food for all food systems workers.