Sustainable Development Goals Partnership (SDGP)
Increased potato value chain efficiency in Great Lakes Region
‘Increased potato value chain efficiency’ is a project funded by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) through the Sustainable Development Goals Partnership (SDGP) facility.
The project purpose is to create a connection and efficient seed and ware potato value chains in Rwanda. This is a Public-Private-Partnership project implemented by a consortium led by Delphy BV while others consortium partners are SPF Joint Ventures Ltd, Hollanda Fairfoods Ltd, Money Phone, Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources (MINAGRI) and Agriterra which is responsible for the cooperative aspect.
The project duration is 4 years starting from 01/07/2019 up to 30/06/2023.
The project aims at:
- Optimally functioning value chain resulting in fair and equitable economic benefit for all actors involved,
- Long term sustainable income for seed potato farmers
- Farmers whose farming enterprise has become more resilient to stresses and / or shocks
The role of Agriterra in this project is to strengthen the role played by target farmer cooperatives in seed and ware potato value chains in Rwanda through Cooperative business advisory services, Customized cooperative action plans, and deployment of Dutch potato expertise.