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P4P Training Manual for Improving Grain Postharvest Handling and Storage

The materials in this manual serve as a basic tool for different levels of PHHS trainers working in different contexts and with different end users, with the objective of improving the quality of...

P4P Primer

The P4P Primer describes the evolution of the P4P pilot during the first three years of implementation. It provides the internal and external background and context for P4P, reviews P4P in detail (...

P4P Monthly Updates - 2012

Every month the P4P team produces a handy PDF outlining all the key developments in this innovative five-year pilot programme to connect smallholder farmers to markets.

P4P Value Chains

These value chain diagrams illustrate the different P4P approaches in 21 pilot countries and reflect the widespread engagement of partners in the P4P programme. Grouping the activities under the four...

Report from the 3rd P4P Technical Review Panel

The Technical Review Panel (TRP) meetingin September 2011 brought together a group of 10 experts on agricultural economics, market development and monitoring and evaluation. The TRP provides P4P with...

Reports on P4P Implementation

The P4P coordination unit at WFP's headquarter in Rome regularly consolidates reports from the 20 pilot countries and identifies key lessons and challenges.

WFP 2008 – 2013 Purchase for Progress (P4P) Initiative: A Strategic Evaluation (mid-term)

 This report presents the key findings, conclusions and recommendations of the mid-term strategic evaluationof the WFP Purchase for Progress Initiative (P4P). P4P is a five-year pilot initiative...

P4P Gender Strategy

The Agriculture Learning and Impacts Network (ALINe), based within the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), undertook an extensive literature review to establish best practices and also carried...

P4P Resources

P4P links WFP’s demand for staple food commodities with the technical expertise of a wide range of partners to support smallholder farmers boost their agricultural production and sell their...

P4P Writeshop - Experience of P4P Capacity Building and Procurement from Farmer Organisations

One of the key deliverables of P4P is to document, publish and share lessons and best practices arising across the pilot countries with governments and other stakeholders. In six countries, fieldwork...