Improving Farmers Access to Markets

This Component will improve farmer access to markets by establishing farmer associations and building community-level marketing capacities and infrastructure; providing access to warehouse receipt systems linked to commodity exchanges, establishing electronic trading platforms, improving market infrastructure and services of rural retail and traditional wholesale markets, and making market management more efficient and responsive to farmers‘ needs.
 
The activities to be financed include:
(a) Mobilizing and building the capacity of community institutions, such as producer associations, and supporting them though grants to acquire capital assets;
(b) Modernizing and upgrading warehouses;
(c) Improving rural market infrastructure;
(d) Introducing of e-marketing platforms; and
(e) Upgrading wholesale markets.

This component will have two sub components:
(i) Promoting alternative markets; and
(ii) Upgrading existing market infrastructure.
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This Component will improve farmer access to markets by establishing farmer associations and building community-level marketing capacities and infrastructure; providing access to warehouse receipt systems linked to commodity exchanges, establishing electronic trading platforms, improving market infrastructure and services of rural retail and traditional wholesale markets, and making market management more efficient and responsive to farmers‘ needs.
 
The activities to be financed include:
(a) Mobilizing and building the capacity of community institutions, such as producer associations, and supporting them though grants to acquire capital assets;
(b) Modernizing and upgrading warehouses;
(c) Improving rural market infrastructure;
(d) Introducing of e-marketing platforms; and
(e) Upgrading wholesale markets.

This component will have two sub components:
(i) Promoting alternative markets; and
(ii) Upgrading existing market infrastructure.
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