Sustainable Commodities: ensuring smallholder benefits, environmental sustainability and durable growth
A guide for practitioners based on country experience
This Guidance Note takes stock of UNDP’s work in the agricultural commodities sector and provides case study examples that illustrate the variety of initiatives, programmes and projects that UNDP supports around the world. It focuses on UNDP’s experience with agricultural commodities in different countries that have generated the interest of the public and private sectors.
UNDP work in this area is designed to address the linked topics of environmental sustainability, social well-being, and durable economic growth in the production, processing and trade of agricultural commodities. The note draws on examples and lessons learned from global, regional and national programmes led by UNDP and its partners, and provides case studies to illustrate non-prescriptive policy, programming and partnership options for adapting to country context, as well as successful results achieved.