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Promoting micro-finance services for the youth

May 2013
Successfully involving youth in agriculture can be a serious challenge, especially when young people living in remote rural areas are disempowered because of lack of assets and limited economic prospects.

Agro processing facilities at farmers' doorstep has improved incomes

May 2013
The Community Agriculture Infrastructure Improvement Programme (CAIIP) is an US$81.9 million programme, co-financed by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the African Development Bank. It is implemented in 35 Districts in Central and Eastern Uganda.

Living up to the challenge of creating market linkages in Mozambique

May 2013
Trying to create a profitable agricultural market where smallholder farmers were previously involved in subsistence farming is a very difficult task and sometimes an uphill struggle.

Participatory process for road selection becomes a best practice in Mozambique

May 2013
In rural Mozambique many smallholder farmers are prevented from selling their products to the market because of a lack of good access roads in remote rural areas.

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