Following the 2021 evaluation of the Building Resilience and Adapting to Climate Change (BRACC) programme, a number of outputs have now been published presenting results and reflecting on key lessons learned around the design, implementation and monitoring of resilience building and adaptation interventions.
The role of markets in poverty reduction and resilience is often misunderstood. As summarised by Jason Agar of PROSPER Markets, “People are not poor because they are integrated into markets. They are poor because they are NOT integrated into markets”.
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.