Market Access & Value Chains

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Markets could play a strong role in reducing rural poverty in SAT regions. But many constraints along the value chain have to be addressed for smallholder agriculture to benefit from agricultural markets -- from appropriate infrastructure, policies and institutions to capacity building and the access to technologies and capital.

> 60%  -  Percentage of rural Africans who have to walk more than 2 km to reach an all-season road

< 10%  Seeds purchased from formal markets in Africa ​

Around 30%  Smallscale farmers sell staple grains in Eastern and Southern Africa

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