04/26/2016 - 16:46
Purchase for Progress (P4P) is connecting smallholder farmers to markets, giving them an opportunity to grow their businesses and improve their lives and those of their entire communities. This four-...
Reports and Surveys
02/25/2016 - 16:18
Over 75 percent of all World Food Programme (WFP) food is purchased in developing countries, potentially affecting both commodity quality and prices on local markets. This study, carried out by the...
Reports and Surveys
02/25/2016 - 16:18
Over 75 percent of all World Food Programme (WFP) food is purchased in developing countries, potentially affecting both commodity quality and prices on local markets. This study, carried out by the...
02/25/2016 - 17:24
The Purchase for Progress (P4P) newsletter covers topics on WFP's work to help smallholder farmers become major players in formal markets. As a five-year pilot, from 2008-2013, P4P...
Fact Sheets & Infographics
2015
01/21/2016 - 08:01
Smallholder farmers often lack the skills and the knowledge to trade effectively, yet most are fully dependent on their farms for income. Through the Market Access programme, WFP in Kenya is...
Operations Evaluations
2016
12/10/2015 - 16:57
The mid-term evaluation covers WFP's Nicaragua Country Programme (CP) 200434 (2013-2018). It was intended for both accountability and learning and focuses on assessing: i) the appropriateness and...
Reports and Surveys
2015
12/03/2015 - 17:54
The 2008—2014 P4P Procurement Snapshot provides an overview of WFP procurement from smallholder farmers.  In 2014, the first post-pilot year, WFP procured its highest quantity of...
Reports and Surveys
11/18/2015 - 10:30
Based on field research carried out in Burkina Faso and Rwanda, this paper provides an analysis of what drives smallholder farmers when deciding about when, where and how to market their produce....
09/30/2015 - 11:59
One-third of all food produced for human consumption is lost or wasted. By preventing smallholder farmers from losing large portions of their crops after harvest, WFP helps increase the availability...
Reports and Surveys
2015
08/27/2015 - 10:02
This report provides an overview of the ways in which P4P has supported other institutional buyers to better engage with smallholder farmers, with a focus on national food reserves and home grown...