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New Case Study: Investing to boost factory profits, raise farmer incomes and transform lives

29 September 2020 David McNicoll

What does it take to turn around failing processing factories so they generate profits and maximise benefits to smallholder farmers? Can innovative models of farmer support trigger multi-million dollar investments by major multinationals that raise incomes and transform communities?

New Case Study: Investing to boost factory profits, raise farmer incomes and transform lives
New Case Study: Investing to boost factory profits, raise farmer incomes and transform lives

These are some of the questions Gatsby Africa and The Wood Foundation Africa are working to answer through our investments in the Rwandan tea sector, where our partners include Unilever, Luxmi and the UK’s Department for International Development. 

We've launched a case study that tells the story of our work together, highlights the impact to date, and draws out lessons – including recommendations for those considering an investment-led approach to development. 

Click here to learn more.

This case study is an ideal example of how commercial, non-profit operators and development agencies can combine forces to build partnerships with farmers that create new business opportunities and build a sustainable future for them and their families.
Dougie Brew, Unilever Africa

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New Case Study: Investing to boost factory profits, raise farmer incomes and transform lives