Toward an Inclusive Systemic Uplift of Smallholder Productivity and Resilience
This report provides background information on the project, including its evolution from the CATALIST project, and discusses the merits of a hybrid approach. It also addresses the impact of COVID-19 on project delivery. Moreover, the report focuses on the investment portfolio developed by REACH-Uganda, zooming in on four business models and the inclusive pathways to systemic change they open up. It also provides a comprehensive Theory of Change for all investments. The report also discusses direct service delivery to smallholder farmers through training programs and support for group formation. It analyzes the results achieved regarding farmer yields, income, household food security, and resilience. It finalizes by summarizing the results and lessons learned from REACH-Uganda, highlighting the synergies generated by the hybrid approach, and suggesting the next steps for further smallholder inclusion, productivity, and resilience.
Food security, Productivity