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Evidence-based insights into eco-inclusive business models and contributions to sustainable development.

Small meets big: How partnering with large corporations can scale impact of sustainable entrepreneurs

Published: 23 December 2014Authors: Anais Mangin, Helen Marquard
Are locally-driven social and environmental enterprises too small to have an impact? We at SEED don’t think so, and Organic Africa demonstrates that. In 2007, when everyone was leaving Zimbabwe due to political and economic turmoil, Dominikus Collenberg started to train smallholders in the organic production of herbs, spices and oils. Read more

Enterprise Brief: Kenya Organic Finest Aromas Ltd (KOFA)

Published: 29 August 2011
The initiative seeks to address food insecurity and poverty among smallscale farmers in Kenya by providing them with certified organic farm inputs, training in organic farming techniques and marketing-related services to increase their profit margins and market access. Read more