Underlying business model
The core of the underlying business model for the pilot is presented in the chart (Figure 1, see PDF file). The main focus of the intervention by SNV Nepal was on facilitating linkages between agribusinesses and apple producers. In addition, in order to facilitate crowding-in and scaling-up later on, SNV started facilitating the development of a service market for apple production. More specifically, SNV Nepal intervened on the supply and demand sides, in terms of transactions and at policy level.
The main interventions are presented in the table below: