How is MoMo4C connecting Cameroonian cocoa farmers to Dutch businesses? Shephard Andrew Zonde, MoMo4C lead at WWF-NL, gives his insight into the challenges and opportunities MoMo4C faces in connecting smallholder cocoa farmers in Cameroon to premium chocolate producers in the Netherlands.
Motokai Communal Land Association in Uganda’s Murchison landscape took an important step in scaling up sustainable honey production, benefiting the community and nature. Beehive company The Hive Limited will pre-finance the beehive distribution and will provide off-take agreements to local smallholders.
Tropenbos Indonesia helped Indigenous farmers in Simpang Dua subdistrict to increase their income from rubber agroforestry. Through capacity building and organization, their prospects have improved significantly. Revitalized rubber agroforestry can provide an alternative to oil palm plantations, benefitting farmers as well as the environment.
During the GLF conference ‘Luxembourg Finance for Nature: What comes next?’ MoMo4C partners and other experts presented and discussed challenges and solutions to fund such initiatives in low- and middle-income countries.
Video - To help farmers have more access to finance, Tropenbos Ghana has been developing Village Savings and Loan Associations (VSLAs) in the Juabeso-Bia and Sefwi-Wiawso landscapes. This has allowed farmers to invest in climate-smart practices.
Tropenbos Indonesia recently organized a "Business Meeting Day" as the peak of the 2nd round of KURRI, a competition that aims to support the development of micro-enterprises in Ketapang District, West Kalimantan. The event took place at the District Hall on Wednesday, 15 March 2023 and gathered various parties including KURRI finalists and winners, community, government staff, private sector, and financial institutions.