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<br /> Issue #5<br /> IFC’s quarterly journal on public-private partnerships<br /> In this issue<br /> seeds & soil: Smallholder agriculture<br /> innovation: Pairing commercial buyers with rural producers<br /> grain storage: A ready role for PPPs<br /> agricultural clusters: Powering Africa’s agricultural potential<br /> interviews: AgDevCo, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Earth Policy Institute<br /> FOOD<br /> ppps<br /> IN PARTNERSHIP WITH<br /> Australia • Austria • Brazil • Canada • Catalonia (Spain) • Flanders (Belgium) • France • Ireland • Italy •<br /> Japan • Kuwait • Netherlands • Norway • Sweden • Switzerland • United Kingdom • United States • Public-Private<br /> Infrastructure Advisory Facility (PPIAF) • Global Partnership for Output-Based Aid (GPOBA) • Private Infrastructure<br /> Development Group (PIDG) • African Development Bank • Asian Development Bank • Brazilian Development Bank<br /> (BNDES) • Caribbean Development Bank • Central American Bank fo<a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=1"> Issue #5 IFC’s quarterly journal on publ</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=2"> IN PARTNERSHIP WITH Australia • Austria • Braz</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=3"> Letter from IFC Almost a billion people are hung</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=4"> In this issue Seeds & soil Smallholder ag</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=5"> Storage Storage solutions | 66 A problem of plent</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=6"> Contributors 20 82 Jyoti Bisby is an Infrastru</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=7"> Julian Lampietti is Lead Program Coordinator in t</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=8"> PERSPECTIVE By German Vegarra &</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=9"> You’ve probably already heard the Malthusian proj</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=10"> harvesting techniques, storage and cooling facili</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=11"> The agriculture chain   Inputs:</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=12"> Agribusiness development through PPPs THE CASE OF</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=13"> COMPASS an appraisal of PPPs used to improve </a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=14"> coordination. Most partnerships involve many part</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=15"> MOVING FORWARD Partnerships might address: Privat</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=16"> Public Pensions Partnerships: </a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=17"> Pension funds should be managed with cau- tion—ev</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=18"> Smallholder agriculture THE PATHWAY TO A HUNGER-F</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=19"> ity growth. My early experiences have made me a p</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=20"> History has shown us that when conditions are rig</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=21"> SEEDS & SOIL BANGLADESH SEED PROJECT Adaptive </a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=22"> Seeding change Gates Foundation’s Prabhu Pingali </a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=23"> SEEDS & SOIL “ The primary source of product</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=24"> been very active in getting this knowledge and te</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=25"> public sector R&D enterprises in many African cou</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=26"> SEEDS & SOIL The F ALL & ID E V O Photo </a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=27"> SEEDS RICE </a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=28"> Photo © Mari Tefre At the end of the world Svalb</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=29"> SEEDS & SOIL On y ha f of one vau t has been fi </a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=30"> Investing in IRRIGATION Strengthening private sec</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=31"> IRRIGATION PPPs in irrigation have a limited t</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=32"> continued from page 28 HOW TO IMPROVE IRRIGATION</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=33"> ducts, diversion weirs, and canals, and less on i</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=34"> LEGALEASE Legal complexities in irrigation PPPs</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=35"> Charges: The pricing regimes for water extraction</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=36"> Recurring droughts force Moroccan farmers to rely</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=37"> The perimeter of Guerdane, in the Moroccan provin</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=38"> DESALINATION By Edouard Perard Agriculture consu</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=39"> IRRIGATION for AGRICULTURE then diffuses through</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=40"> Photo © Nico Saporiti Wh</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=41"> Wastewater from agro-industrial applications is a</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=42"> Not all wastewater is the same. Yet in many citie</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=43"> WATER RAIN SOLAR ROOF GREEN ROOF R</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=44"> IRRIGATION Small farmers, BIG DREAMS Grow</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=45"> Tier </a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=46"> UGANDAN OIL PALM Public-private partnerships (PPP</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=47"> INNOVATION By Riikka Rajalahti Extending a HAN</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=48"> The following examples highlight the role of the </a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=49"> 3 Training for extension services</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=50"> Photo © Neil Palmer/CIAT Cultivating a new breed</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=51"> Agriculture is an important part of Brazil’s econ</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=52"> Productive alliances, PRODUCTIVE RESULTS Pairin</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=53"> By Marie-Hélène Collion the help of a selected</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=54"> INNOVATION PREPARING for Weather Index DISAS</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=55"> IN INDIA: In Andhra Pradesh, groundwater supply i</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=56"> 54 | IFC.ORG/HANDSHAKE</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=57"> INTERVIEW The geopolitics of food scarcity A dis</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=58"> Why has food security become What has caus</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=59"> put a real squeeze in an area where population is</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=60"> ICT Photo © NASA ICT for Agriculture and Rural </a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=61"> Improved access to information Improved access </a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=62"> ing, and a grassroots community development organ</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=63"> ICT ONLINE AND ON TIME eChoupal supplies farmers </a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=64"> HERDERS CALL HOME GPOBA pilot connects Mongolia’s</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=65"> ICT A Global Partnership on Output-Based Aid</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=66"> operating the rural voice and Internet services. </a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=67"> ICT NANO GANESH Nano Ganesh allows smallholder </a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=68"> Storage solutions A ready role for PPPs By</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=69"> • Know-how in grain management and stora</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=70"> Photo © Gates Foundation A problem of plenty GR</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=71"> By the end of 2010, India had stockpiled more tha</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=72"> losses could be over 3 percent per year, either n</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 73" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=73"> Farmers/ Commission Agents WHE</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 74" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=74"> Although the Punjab Silos PPP project rep- resent</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 75" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=75"> STORAGE BEYOND STORAGE Advice from the Punjab sil</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 76" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=76"> The grain chain MANAGING WHEAT IMPORTS IN ARAB C</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 77" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=77"> import supply chain costs are incurred at the por</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 78" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=78"> Illustration © Mat Barrand/istockphoto RECEIPTS </a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 79" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=79"> Access to finance is critical for farmers, agricu</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 80" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=80"> Incubating OPPORTUNITIES AgDevCo founder Keith Pa</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 81" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=81"> tural produce to market or to storage facilities </a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 82" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=82"> Are the local people behind these efforts as well</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 83" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=83"> AG CLUSTERS AGRICULTURAL CLUSTER PP</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 84" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=84"> Photo © D. Mowbray/CIMMYT Catalytic capital Powe</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 85" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=85"> KICK-STARTING CLUSTERS The Catalytic Fund, manage</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 86" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=86"> Nina Planck launched the modern farmers' market m</a> <a title="Handshake Issue #5, Food &amp; PPPs page 87" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e41fd239?page=87"> How did you first launch the farmers’ markets? 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