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Empowering small scale banana farmers through linkages with the business sector


Document type: report
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Abstract: This report discusses the role of SNV in empowering small scale banana framers through linkages with the business sector. Following the analysis of the components in the value chain as well as production, harvesting, bulk, travel, processing, marketing and consumption, three key areas in the banana value chain needed to be solved: improvement of the quality of the produce, access to markets and access to financing. In the case of the banana producers of Manhiça, SNV is facilitating to solve these issues to 500 Manhiça small farmers, located 75 kilometres North of Maputo City, in the South of Mozambique.
Authors: Bombe, J. , Suurna, K. , Van Oeijen, L.
Series Title: Case studies
Country: Mozambique
Category: Practice
Keywords: agriculture , food , empowerment , enterprises , markets , capacity building
Language: eng
Organization: SNV - Netherlands Development Organisation
PAGE: 4
Place: [The Hague]
Publisher: SNV
Year: 2009
Region: East Africa
Right: © 2009 SNV
Subject: Agriculture and Rural Development
Title: Empowering small scale banana farmers through linkages with the business sector