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Supporting Public Procurement from Smallholder Farmers

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...

Markets for Quality beyond the World Food Programme

Based on data from buyers in 17 countries, this paper confirms that in the majority of P4P pilot countries, in addition to the local procurement of WFP, there are private and public markets for the...

Fact sheet : P4P in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Fact sheet on Purchase 4 Progress (P4P) projects in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). In DRC, P4P jointly implemented by WFP and FAO focuses on reviving agricultural commodity markets damaged...

Snapshot: P4P Farmers’ Organizations, Capacity Development and Partnerships

The Farmers’ Organizations (FOs), Capacity Development and Partnerships report provides a snapshot of P4P's engagement with FOs and partners from September 2008 to December...

P4P Monthly Updates - 2012

Every month the Purchase for Progress (P4P) team produces a newsletter, highlighting events, reports, stories from the field and other key developments in this innovative five-year pilot programme...

P4P Monthly Updates - 2011

Every month the Purchase for Progress (P4P) team produces a newsletter, highlighting events, reports, stories from the field and other key developments in this innovative five-year pilot programme...

P4P Monthly Updates - 2010

Every month the Purchase for Progress (P4P) team produces a newsletter, highlighting events, reports, stories from the field and other key developments in this innovative five-year pilot programme...

P4P Monthly Updates - 2009

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 Monthly Updates - 2008

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 Impact Assessment Reports

Throughout the P4P pilot, a range of positive changes were observed in the lives and livelihoods of smallholder farmers. To identify which can be directly attributed to P4P, in-depth impact...