Which type of producer organization is (more) inclusive? Dynamics of farmers’ membership and participation in the decision-making process

2020
Page count
24
pages
Description

Producer organizations (POs) provide benefits to smallholders by alleviating market access challenges. However, whether all farmers benefit from a PO is still a question. However, whether all farmers benefit from a PO is still a question. Limited evidence is available on whether POs are inclusive of poor farmers. Even if the poor join, do they participate in decision‐making? This report provides insights into decision-making structures and what factors influence power balances.

Publisher
NederlandseOrganisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek
Publish date
Authors
J. Bijman
M. Mwambi
P. Mshenga
Language of publication
English
Region/Country
Region
Sub-Saharan Africa
Country
Kenya
IB topics
BoP as supplier
Inclusive business models and strategy
Sector
Agriculture or Food