The LINK Method Toolkit

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

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It takes two to trade

Bringing the most improtant perceived strengths and weaknesses within a business relation between farmers and firms to the surface.

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Event report: Roundtable on Inclusive Agribusiness in Southeast Asia

Report providing a snapshot of the rich content from the Roundtable on Inclusive Agribusiness in Southeast Asia.

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Presentation: Masterclass Sensemaker

One of the presentations at the Performance Measurement masterclass at Inclusive Asia Roundtable on 23-24 September 2015 in Vietnam.

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Presentation: Masterclass M&E Foundations

One of the presentations at the Performance Measurement masterclass at Inclusive Asia Roundtable on 23-24 September 2015 in Vietnam.

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Presentation: Masterclass LINK Methodology

One of the presentations at the Performance Measurement masterclass at Inclusive Asia Roundtable on 23-24 September 2015 in Vietnam.

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Presentation: Masterclass Performance Measurement

One of the presentations at the Performance Measurement masterclass at Inclusive Asia Roundtable on 23-24 September 2015 in Vietnam.

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Presentation: Comparing Country Context

Slides from Paul Teng's presentation at the Inclusive Agribusiness Southeast Asia Roundtable on 23-24 September 2015 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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Presentation: Enabling Policies for Inclusive Business

Slides from Paul Teng's presentation at the Inclusive Agribusiness Southeast Asia Roundtable on 23-24 September 2015 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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Presentation: Hung Cuong Company

Slides from Le Thi Ha Lien's presentation at the Inclusive Agribusiness Southeast Asia Roundtable on 23-24 September 2015 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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Presentation: East-West Seed and Knowledge Transfer

Slides from Stuart Morris' presentation at the Inclusive Agribusiness Southeast Asia Roundtable on 23-24 September 2015 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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Presentation: Inclusive Business Trends and Options

Slides from Andy Hall's presentation at the Inclusive Agribusiness Southeast Asia Roundtable on 23-24 September 2015 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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Presentation: Impact Investment into Inclusive Agribusiness

Slides from Palladium's presentation at the Inclusive Agribusiness Southeast Asia Roundtable on 23-24 September 2015 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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Presentation: Htoo Thit Fish Feed Company

Slides from Clemens Grunbuhel's presentation at the Inclusive Agribusiness Southeast Asia Roundtable on 23-24 September 2015 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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Presentation: Landscape Inclusive Agribusiness in Southeast Asia

Slides from Dr. Nerlita M. Manalili's presentation at the Inclusive Agribusiness Southeast Asia Roundtable on 23-24 September 2015 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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Presentation: Sustainable Black Pepper Supply Chain

Slides from Olam Vietnam's presentation at the Inclusive Agribusiness Southeast Asia Roundtable on 23-24 September 2015 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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Presentation: Agriculture and Policy in Southeast Asia

Slides from Jared Greenville's presentation at the Inclusive Agribusiness Southeast Asia Roundtable on 23-24 September 2015 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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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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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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Fooled by randomisation

Why RCTs might be the real ‘gold standard’ for private sector development...

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Learning from inclusive agribusiness innovations

The research supporting the Inclusive Agribusiness Southeast Asia Roundtable seeks to learn new ways of creating opportunities for inclusive agribusiness..

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Smallholder performance measurement

Without good measurement systems, we cannot have the necessary feedback loops that help us understand the problems, set priorities, and know whether things are improving.

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Is inclusive business for you?

This book distills lessons learned from ten case studies about incentives and mechanisms for inclusiveness, success factors and obstacles, and opportunities for scaling up successful models.

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Small-scale farmers and certification: is there a business case?

This publication presents the findings of a study of the impact of certification on farmers in coffee, cocoa, cotton, fruit and vegetables.

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Towards social impact. A multi-stakeholder perspective on corporate human rights performance and reporting

Useful framework for companies to work towards social impact.

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Tracking reach to the base of the pyramid through impact investing

This paper shares discussion on assumptions and definitions that are needed to track benefits to low-income people resulting from impact investment.

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Multiplying impact: supporting the replication of inclusive business models

Replication is the most effective and efficient way to reach the people at the base of the pyramid.

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Scaling up impact. A guide for collective action

This guide offers practical guidance for collective action through a deliberate approach to market-based solutions.

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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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Success factors for lead firms to shape inclusive procurement

How can lead firms support suppliers to trade with smallholders, and in doing so reconcile inclusion of smallholders with commercial drivers?

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Growth for good or good for growth?

How sustainable and inclusive activities are changing business and why companies aren’t changing enough.

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Proving and improving the impact of development partnerships

12 good practices for results measurement in development partnerships.

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Shared prosperity through inclusive business

How successful companies reach the Base of the Pyramid.

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The 4 Ps of inclusive business: Perseverance, Partnerships, Pilots and Passion

So far there is little known about which business models work, how long success takes and what success looks like in practice. This report helps fill that gap.

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Scaling up inclusive business. Solutions to overcome internal barriers

According to the WBCSD, business has the innovation capacity and resources to play a key role in providing the radical solutions the world desperately needs.

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Reaping the dragon’s teeth. How business will support the transition of global food and agriculture

This report explores how food and agriculture companies will be able to address the systemic risks they face.

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Working with smallholders. A handbook for firms building sustainable supply chains

This handbook recommends tools and resources for firms engaging with smallholders.

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How business are going further to make international supply chains work for smallholder farmers

There is increasing recognition in the role smallholders can play in sustainable food systems.

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From islands of success to seas of change

This report summarises the findings from the first phase of the Seas of Change learning initiative on scaling inclusive agri-food markets.

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Under what conditions are value chains effective tools for pro-poor development?

Understanding the benefits and costs when connecting smallholders to formal markets is critical to informing decisions to invest in supply chain opportunities.

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