Latest Submissions by Ashley Peterson
Oct 24, 2018
It’s the age-old tale of supply and demand. Farmers need reliable buyers to reach markets and earn an income. Processors need reliable suppliers of raw materials to make value-added products to sell to customers. In Malawi, farmers and processors alike are identifying and addressing opportunities...
Sep 18, 2018
Mozambique has about 1,000 public extension workers for the entire country's 3.8 million farming households. That means every extension worker has about 3,800 households to support. Aside from this impossible ratio, public extension workers lack equipment, education and incentives to properly...
Aug 09, 2018
Only a few years ago, many Rwandan farmers couldn’t reliably deliver substantial quantities of milk to buyers, but a strengthened enabling environment has become the foundation to a well-functioning dairy market system.
Aug 07, 2017
As our year-long, TOPS-funded Livestock, Animal Source Foods (ASF) and Household Nutrition Learning Series comes to an end, we have been reflecting on the series and lessons learned.