Agri ProFocusAgri-Hub Ethiopia Achievement of the Agri-Hub Ethiopia in 2012
Gender Coaching The gender coaching works along three lines • Publish a book of case studies: ChaChaCha • Publish a Toolkit on Gender on Value Chains • Coach three program in mainstreaming gender aspects in value chain development • An active gender ning
Finance Fairs • Two Finance Fair were organised • Active partners were Woord en Daad, Terrafina, ICCO, Jimma and Hawassa University, ScopeInsight, USAID, Technoserve, FC, SNV, five cooperatives, some ten banks and four MFIs • Two catalogues were made in which financial service providers and capacity builders explain their products and services • 700 farmers visited the fairs • 25 organisations had a booth on the fairs • A concept paper on “The mission middle” was written and nine papers were presented on this topic • New players have shown an interest; o.a. ATA, AEMFI and the University of Bahir Dar with the ISSD program.
Rural BDS • As a follow up to the Ethiopian Learning Alliance cases on Rural Business Development Services were described and analysed • A writeshop was organised with KIT and people from other Agri-Hubs. “The business of business services”. Will be published in March 2013 • How Ethiopian BDS-services shift from an urban bias to include rural dimension was presented and discussed at the CTA conference “Making the Connextions” in Addis Ababa
Food Security and Rural Entrepreneurship Fund • RNE- APF Arnhem - ICCO – AHE- KIT • A fund of 6.6 million Euro until 2016 • Two products • Innovation Fund • Matching Grant Fund • ICCO is legally responsible • Implementation by independent Fund Man. Office • AHE will be responsible David Kamukama will explain all details this afternoon
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