The last film in the 'Market Voices' series highlights the allure of agricultural cooperatives, which could overcome mistrust between farmers and buyers and create fairer trading conditions.
We continue with the Market Voices film series and in this episode, buyers explain the pitfalls of the agricultural trade, and what needs to change, from their perspective.
The film 'The Commodity Market: Farmers' Voice' explores how farmers see agricultural trade - and the need for reform.
When Godfrey Chikwakwa married Joyce White 24 years ago, little did he know that she would employ him. With help from a Village Savings and Loans Association - supported by the PROSPER programme - Ms White has successfully started her own small business.
For decades, Malawi has been experiencing devastating disasters including floods, dry spells, and pest outbreaks. These disasters have destroyed people’s livelihoods. Here's what the PROSPER programme is doing to bolster people's resilience.
The first issue of the Promoting Sustainable Partnerships for Empowered Resilience (PROSPER) Semi-Annual Newsletter shares some of the key achievements and innovations of our first year of operatio
This brief describes how Kaporo Smallholder Farmers Association (KASFA) has used the Incentive Based Contract Farming approach to work with smallholder farmers to increase yields of Kilombero rice, a distinct aromatic rice preferred by Malawians.
This is the story of how PROSPER Markets worked with a women-led business, MANDOLO, to source and supply quality sachets of inoculant for the Malawian market, what they learned - and where they go from here.
PROSPER works to build the resilience of households and communities, strengthen shock sensitive social protection, expand climate smart agriculture, reduce exposure to hazards and risks, and achieve food and nutrition security, by diversifying and improving income generation and economic opportunities.