Swisscontact and Social Welfare Council signs project agreement for Commercial Agriculture for Smallholders and Agribusiness programme

Entrepreneurial ecosystems
Swisscontact and The Social Welfare Council signed a project agreement on 26th February 2021 to implement the Commercial Agriculture for Smallholders and Agribusiness (CASA) programme in Nepal.

CASA aims to increase economic opportunities for smallholders to step up and trade into growing commercial markets in Nepal. The programme will also increase investment in agribusinesses which source from smallholder farmers and generate new evidence and research which amplifies the case for doing business with smallholders. 

The Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) funded programme will run until 2024 to support the commercialisation of the dairy and vegetable sectors in Nepal.  For this, Aasaman Nepal and MADE Nepal have been chosen as partner Non-Governmental Organisations.

2019 - 2024
Malawi, Nepal, Uganda
Sustainable agriculture
Commercial Agriculture for Smallholders and Agribusiness Programme
The project aims to involve smallholder farmer businesses sustainably in agricultural value chains, thereby improving their living conditions and economic situation. By building inclusive agricultural systems, smallholder farmers will have improved access to markets, information, and means of production. Additionally, the project emphasizes...