A stable and long-term business relationship makes it easier for small producers and their organisations to obtain access to loans, training, technology, etc. These are incentives that encourage them to invest in their business.
Therefore, one of the six key principles of an inclusive business relationship relates to equitable access to services for all parties. Do producers have access to training to learn more about new agricultural and post-harvest practices? Do they have timely access to market information? And to financial services? Are these services provided by the buyer or by another actor? Below, we give some examples about specific business cases brokered by Rikolto.