2SCALE

2scale_main_newToward Sustainable Clusters in Agribusiness through Learning in Entrepreneurship

 

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2SCALE

seeks to improve rural livelihoods and food security in Africa, by accelerating inclusive business in agri-food industries through public-private partnerships.

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Increasing Productivity
and Farmer Incomes

The 2SCALE project, funded by DGIS-Netherlands (2012-2017) with co-investments by the private sector, is improving agribusiness opportunities and farm livelihoods in eight African countries.

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Supporting Agribusiness Clusters

2SCALE develops and supports agribusiness clusters that link farmers to buyers,
technical support providers, banks and other partners,
helping them to access profitable markets for their crops.

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Partnerships for Profit

AACE

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Psaltry International

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Acila Enterprises

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Promo Fruits

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Fruittiland

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Shalem Investments

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GUTS Agro

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Stories from the Field

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Supermoms on Tricycles!

GUTS Agro launched a
new product never before
made in Ethiopia

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Onions Without Tears

2SCALE is helping smallholder
farmers turn challenges into
opportunities in Mali.

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Adding Spice to Ginger

Ginger farmers in Nigeria are scaling up
production as well as processing and
targeting new markets across the country.

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Beefing Up Cattle

2SCALE is connecting more small-scale
beef producers to commercial markets
in Burkina Faso.

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Super riz au Bénin

Les étuveuses de riz béninoises
gagnent du terrain dans la bataille
du « Super riz » des Collines.

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Food for Thought

Engidu Lagesse discusses
the future of his new
company GUTS Agro

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Sesame: Ready for Takeoff

2SCALE partners are helping
Mali’s sesame sector translate its
enormous potential into reality.

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Friesland and the Fulani

2SCALE is using its community mobilization
skills to help a dairy producer source
more milk locally.

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Transformation Bénin Soj

La valorisation du soja procure
des revenus substantiels et diversifiés pour
les femmes de la filière.

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Chilly or Hot

Partnerships mediated by 2SCALE
are transforming livelihoods in some of
the poorest areas of Kenya.

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Theories of Change

New 2SCALE action
research program kicks off
in Accra and Nairobi

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Pay-offs from Paddy

Rice farmers in Eastern
Uganda are expanding
production and profits

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Value Chains for Maize

2SCALE is helping maize farmers profit in Togo.

 

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Cassava: Now a Cash Crop

Cassava is the most important crop
in Niger. But farmers have little incentive to expand into market-oriented production.

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Le soja au Bénin

Le soja s’est imposé, depuis quelques années,
comme une culture stratégique pour
la sécurité au Bénin.

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Sorghum Soars in Kenya

Sorghum production in Kenya
is expected to expand rapidly
due to a tax cut on sorghum beer

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Soyabeans: Protein Plus Profit

Farm cooperatives in Nigeria are
expanding soyabean production
to get higher yields and better prices.

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Potatoes for Profit

2SCALE focuses on small-scale farmers, who
typically grow potatoes without irrigation,
on quarter- to half-hectare plots.

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Karité du Bénin

Le karité constitue sans doute une
richesse inestimable du point de vue
de sa valeur sociale et humaine.

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Newsletters

2SCALE Newsletter Jan-Mar 2015

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2SCALE Newsletter Jan-Mar 2014

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2SCALE Newsletter Oct-Dec 2014

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2SCALE Newsletter Oct-Dec 2013

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2SCALE Newsletter July-Sept 2014

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2SCALE Newsletter Jul-Sept 2013

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2SCALE Newsletter Apr-June 2014

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Donors

DGIS . Private sector enterprises

Implementation Partners

BoP Inc . ICRA

Collaborators

Dutch knowledge center . Other agribusiness projects . Private enterprises . Agribusiness clusters and value chains