Measuring the impact of initiatives focused on smallholder farmers.pdf

    While many companies have incorporated smallholder farmers into their supply chains, it remains difficult to access data on how trade is impacting these farmers’ livelihoods. There is a dearth of empirical evidence on which trading practices and investment vehicles can best deliver development benefits to poor farmers while also strengthening commercial efficiency and stability. The Grow Africa Working Group surfaced successful examples of tracking smallholder impact, recorded in a briefing paper attached.