This initiative aims at grassroots women and youth’s (girls) development for economic growth. The project will ensure that about 10 communities in each geopolitical zones of any country we are opportune to be working with are trained in skills that will help them to understand how to farm and prepare safe food for consumption and for commercial purposes at a low cost.
Commitments to action
Helping Smallholders Access and Use Tools and Markets to Improve their Incomes
Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture
Syngenta 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. The currently missing, unadapted, or under-supported innovations will be scaled through at least 15,000 new local businesses, creating thousands of rural jobs, especially for youth. At least 50% of the benefits from this commitment will accrue to women.
The Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture launched its refreshed strategy in mid-2021 – see https://www.syngentafoundation.org/our-strategy-2021-2025. At the heart of this strategy is the recognition that in excess of 500 million smallholder producers are stuck in a cycle of poverty, marginalisation, and increasing vulnerability to climate and other risks. Current ways of working are not making a significant dent in this challenge. Syngenta Foundation believes there is increasing recognition across public and private sectors that more robust partnerships and ecosystems are needed to change the trajectory on this challenge and meet the 2030 SDGs. We look forward to engaging with interested stakeholders wanting to build such partnerships, especially at the country level.
Advance Equitable Livelihoods, Decent Work, & Empowered Communities
United of Republic of Tanzania
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.
Promover la creación de huertos orgánicos individuales, familiares, comunitarios y empresariales, para fortalecer la Soberanía alimentaria e ir construyendo en un mediano plazo sistemas agroecológicos de producción de alimentos locales, que respeten la cultura y que promuevan un estilo de vida más saludable.
The Mountain Partnership is the only United Nations voluntary alliance of partners dedicated to promoting the world’s mountains and mountain peoples. Mountains contribute to sustaining the livelihoods of 1.1 billion people living in mountains and those of a much larger number of people in the lowlands.