Business Case

Mozambique Poultry and eggs

MFE has designed an out-layer model by which 12 small-scale farmers look after 500 specialized layer chicks for 55-60 weeks on average.

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Business Case

Laos Rice

The Enhancing Milled Rice Production in Lao PDR (EMRIP) project has been able to develop fair trading relations between 21,361 small holder rice producers and 21 selected rice mills.

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Business Case

Vietnam Cassava

Ethnic minority farmers located on the hillsides of North-Central Vietnam are being offered opportunities to improve their livelihoods and incomes in a sustainable way.

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Topic

LINK method: Business Model Canvas

The Business Model Canvas, is a strategic management and entrepreneurial tool. It allows you to describe, design, challenge, invent, and pivot your business model.

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Topic

Writing a Business Plan

Writing a well thought-out and organized business plan dramatically increases your odds of succeeding as an entrepreneur.

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Topic

Performance measurement

Performance measurement is about assessing the
current status of a situation and tracking
change over time.

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Profile

Cocoa factsheet

The demands for sustainable cocoa production are on the rise, but true impact on farmers' livelihoods remains unclear.

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Profile

Coffee factsheet

Coffee ranks high among the most important agricultural commodities traded in international markets.

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Profile

Horticulture factsheet

In some countries agricultural growth potential is strongly linked with diversification into high-value horticulture crops.

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Research / Publication

The LINK Method Toolkit

CIAT and CGIAR produced this short version of the Link Method Toolkit.

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Research / Publication

PPPLab Insights Series #3

Partnerships for Inclusive Business Development. Key concepts needed to understand low-income groups and partnerships with inclusive business.

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Research / Publication

Collaborating for growth with impact

“Every single social and global issue of our day is a business opportunity in disguise.” Read Acumen's new report on 'Social Enterprises and Global Corporations: Collaborating for Growth with Impact'

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Research / Publication

The LINK Methodology

LINK aims to promote the engagement of smallholder producers with markets by shaping or upgrading inclusive trading relationships with the potential to create a win-win situation for all actors involved.

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