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From PPPs to PPPPs – farmers as equal partners in inclusive agribusiness partnerships

April 18, 2017 in Hub-Blog

“Do you have any idea of just how much is happening in inclusive agri-business?” was the opening remark of the newsletter announcing this month’s bumper theme. The diversity of initiatives related to inclusive agribusiness is indeed huge. In my role as PPP Advisor for SNV I have mainly been focusing ... (more...)

The transition from ‘selling a solution’ to achieving real systemic change

December 20, 2016 in Hub-Blog

The concept of “scaling” or “scaling up” is increasingly popular in international development efforts, as it has the connotation of providing the answer in bringing technical solutions to a large number of people. However, the popularity of the term is not necessarily matched with in-depth research ... (more...)

Scaling impact through partnerships: from simple models to rich strategies

May 11, 2016 in Hub-Blog

This blog was co-authored by Floortje Jacobs and Jan Ubels from SNV Scaling up, scaling out, scaling deep, scaling wide, scaling across, vertical scaling, horizontal scaling… There has been a lot of ‘buzz’ around scaling impact in international development. The concept has been brought to the forefront ... (more...)