How can overcoming educational barriers improve the sustainability of smallholder supply chains?

james Food & livelihoods, Natural Resources

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In this podcast we speak to Amanda Klarer, the Responsible Farming Program Manager at Marcatus QED, who works with some of the world’s leading and niche consumer brands to develop customised sourcing programmes, innovative products and sustainable supply chains. Marcatus QED is one of Unilever’s supply partners for their gherkin supply chain, and is part of the Enhancing Livelihoods Fund, a joint initiative between Oxfam, Unilever and the Ford Foundation. Amanda speaks to us about their innovative approach to educating smallholder farmers, especially women, and how the Marcatus Mobile Education Platform works to uplift livelihoods and create more sustainable supply chains.