Heineken deal facilitated by 2SCALE!
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Celebrate cassava, drink beer!

For decades, small-scale farmers in Mozambique have grown cassava for home consumption - rarely for sale. But today it’s a profitable cash crop. More than 6000 smallholder farmers in Nampula and Imhambane grow cassava as an ingredient for Impala beer. Every month the cassava industry injects Mts. 1 million into the local economy... Read more

Whats the purpose of 2SCALE?

Arno Maatman, project director 2SCALE, will share his thoughts and ideas about the 2SCALE program and inclusive agribusiness. In this first blog he explains the 2SCALE program... Read more

The NGO capital of the world (?)

BoPinc's agri-business expert Niek van Dijk visited the Ghanaian city of Tamale, known as the 'NGO capital of the world'. He shares his thoughts on public funding for private development... Read more

Nothing beats mushrooms!

Despite its great potential to generate income and to improve nutrition for 25 million of Ghanaian people, the mushroom industry in Ghana is characterized by low productivity... Read more

Million dollar maize for babies

GUTS Agro, a processing firm and our private sector partner in Ethiopia, started sourcing maize and soybeans worth of $1.2 million from 2SCALE clusters. The company signed... Read more

Heineken goes inclusive!

Facilitated by the 2SCALE project: Heineken will start to source locally in Nigeria! Heineken, Psaltry International and IFDC partner up to enhance cassava productivity... Read more

2SCALE wins award!

The Beninese Conseil de Concertation des Riziculteurs honoured the 2SCALE project with a special award. CCR underlined their appreciation for the broad view and high impact of 2SCALE pilots... Read more

2SCALE provides eye-openers

Farmers’ groups are often not well organized. Therefore, their bargaining power remains poor and their capacities for collective and concerted actions remain underdeveloped... Read more

AACE Foods opens new factory

As a development partner of the 2SCALE program, AACE Foods introduces technological innovations such as solar dryers in its processes and links farmers to micro financers... Read more
The 2SCALE project is funded by the Netherlands government and implemented jointly by IFDC, ICRA and BoPInc. 2SCALE was launched in June 2012. In the next 5 years we aim to develop 500 viable, sustainable agribusiness clusters in 12 countries across Sub-Saharan Africa, reaching 1.15 million farmers.
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