Archive for August 2014

An overview of SAMP - Seeds and Markets Project

2 August 2014 An overview of SAMP GRM International is a global development management company contracted by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) to implement the Seeds and Markets Project under the Regional Food Security Programme. SAMP is being implemented in Lesotho, Swaziland and Zimbabwe and started in October 2010. Vision We envision a world where farmers can buy a range of high quality seed and sell surplus produce through for good prices. PROJECT GOAL The project goal is for Vulnerable households to improve their food security and resilience to shocks . This is achieved through increasing ...

Contract Farming and the Network it creates

2 August 2014 Contract Farming and SAMP What is Contract Farming? Contract farming involves the production of agricultural goods being conducted on the basis of an agreement between the buyer and the farmers. Occasionally, it ...