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.
Commitments to action
Statement of Action - Small-scale and family farmers
CARE, IFAD, Netherlands Food Partnership,Rabo Foundation, Rabobank, ISEA:, Global Farmer Network, Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture’, Solidaridad (TBC), IDH: The Sustainable Trade Initiative (TBC), Unilever (TBCO
- There are ~500 mln 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’
- There are many public and private initiatives addressing the need to improve their incomes and livelihoods
- However a key challenge is the fragmentation of service provision, where many operators tend to be small in size, so the key is creating awareness and innovative structures that strengthen the complementarity
- This Summit delivers powerful action agendas to address precisely this and empower the role of small-scale and family farmers as change agents.
By unlocking 1. access to technical services/upskilling and 2. access to markets (finance, technology, innovation)
- We call on the member states to support these initiatives and action coalitions that will help build these action agendas with the support of the RBA’s: e.g. 100% Living Incomes / Wages, Local Food Systems, Food Producers Declaration and Digitized Smallholder Ecosystems
Advance Equitable Livelihoods, Decent Work, & Empowered Communities
Karl Deering IFAD – Thouraya Triki NFP – Myrtille Danse Rabo Foundation – Alexander Meyer Rabobank – Suzanne van Tilburg ISEAL – Kristin Komives Global Farmer Network – Mary Boote Roth Syngenta Foundation – Simon Winter, CARE, IFAD, Netherlands Food Partnership,Rabo Foundation, Rabobank, ISEA:, Global Farmer Network, Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture’
Promoting Legitimate Livelihood Options For Ex-bunkerers In Swamp Rice Farming And Processing, Aquaculture And Fish Processing
Artisanal crude oil refining (aka illegal bunkering) has been a source of illegitimate livelihood option for rural dwellers in the oil-rich Niger Delta region of Nigeria due to a dreadful lack of alternatives in terms of legitimate opportunities for survival of citizens from host communities of international oil companies and oil and gas installations/pipelines right of way in the region.
Nous comptons mettre, à profit, le projet TOUBA MBANE , pour en faire un pôle de développement à même de contribuer à la politique de débattre du projet de Directives volontaires du CSA sur les systèmes alimentaires et la nutrition, résolument axé sur la lutte contre la pauvreté, l’assurance d’une autosuffisance alimentaire, la création d’emploi et de la valeur ajoutée et accélérer l’action visant à transformer les systèmes alimentaires afin de réaliser le Programme de développement durable à l’horizon 2030
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.