Proceeding from UN strategy the next 10 years were declared as the period for small farmers development. Major goals are reducing poverty and improving global food security. Small family farming, besides of poverty and food control, can also be a key to reaching some global goals: gender equality, good health and well-being, sustainable community growth, […]
This session will be an interactive, co-design process. The market for accelerators is saturated; but they have limited ability to reach local, small to medium sized agribusinesses and cooperatives which make up the backbone of farmers support services in developing countries. What is the ideal agriculture accelerator to reach agri-SMEs delivering last mile solutions for smallholders? This will be an interactive design process where we work with facilitators to co-create what such an accelerator can look like.
This session will use premade Human Centered Design Tools to facilitate a rapid prototyping session with participants. At the end, Solidaridad will create a storyboard representing this process to share with participants and publish on social media to create awareness of challenges, opportunities, and solutions.
Rebecca Kaduru, Managing Director – North America, Solidaridad Network
Lynne Anderson, Director – Mentor Network, Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship