small producers

Back in the Game: Winning strategies for private sector investments on small producers in the Philippines

March 1, 2013

The towering presence of supermarkets and food retail outlets in almost every major street and district seem to conjure an image of a vibrant agriculture, an encouraging sign of the bright prospects facing this important segment of the economy. It conceals the desperation that pervades in some rural villages. This paper outlines why majority of […]

Tipping the Balance: Policies to shape agricultural investments and markets in favour of small-scale farmers

December 1, 2012

A recent wave of large-scale land acquisitions and other commercial investment in agriculture has raised concerns that small-scale producers are being marginalized. This report takes a new look at the role of public policy and market governance in ensuring inclusive sustainable development. It identifies key policy levers and how these tip commercial investments in favour […]