April 7

Nestlé, IDH, TechnoServe Partner for Better Livelihoods for Smallholder Farmers in Nigeria

By Moses Nosike

Nestlé, IDH the Sustainable Trade Initiative, and TechnoServe recently announced the launch of Developing Inclusive Grain Value Chains project. The initiative will help 5,000 smallholder farmers earn better livelihoods by supplying high-quality maize, soybeans, millet and sorghum to Nestlé.

The seven-month project will enable more inclusive and transparent sourcing of maize, soybeans, millet, and sorghum for Nestlé’s operations in Nigeria.

Photo courtesy of Christophe Maertens.

Source: Vanguard Newspapers (link opens in a new window)

Agriculture, Entrepreneurship
agribusiness, agriculture, entrepreneurship, smallholder farmers, supply chain, sustainability