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WHY USE AEDP

WHY USE AEDP as CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY (CSR) FOR YOUR ORGANIZATION?

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For Employees

Employees like working for organizations that has a good public image and is constantly in the media for positive reasons. Nearly 70% of employees’ productivity increases by 30% when AEDP is harnessed as social responsibility to facilitate for staff retirement plan. Employees have increased desire for meaning and purpose from work.

For Society

AEDP as CSR is a thoughtful and practical way to give back to society. When businesses and individuals are conscious of their social and environmental impact on the host community, they can benefit communities by giving back and helping to find solutions to everyday issues such as crime, poverty, curbing host community youth restiveness and creating economic activities in agriculture sector for youths and women.

For Businesses

By using AEDP as CSR, businesses can provide positive social values. Consumers are reporting more and more that they are likely to work with companies or purchase goods from companies that are socially responsible. AEDP is a pathway to long-term business growth, resilience and thriving.

Our clients create long-term value through integrating AEDP as a CSR strategy resulting in:
  • Brand value
  • Business growth
  • Workforce competitiveness
  • Innovation
  • Return on capital
  • Host community/ rural economic development
AEDP can support with:
  • Analysing existing agribusiness ecosystems. This can be done for the ecosystem in general or on specific subjects such as training of lower case and middle manpower in the Ministry of Agriculture.
  • Determination of the potential of the agribusiness value chain, with respect to stakeholder management, routine on-farm demonstration/training of the dry season vegetable production.
  • Coaching certain actors/groups on how to grow towards a Sustainable Agricultural Practices (SAP) with a corresponding commercially viable business model
  • Mentoring role during the realisation of agribusiness ecosystem. Knowledge and information can be provided about topics such as climate smart agriculture, digital and innovation integration or the development of a strategic plan.
  • Innovation policies needed to support effective agribusiness innovation ecosystems
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Expected Outcomes/Impacts

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The Agribusiness Enterprise Program is expected to produce the following development impacts by 2030:

  • Directly and indirectly promote 1 million agribusiness start-ups in Africa that will create a comparative advantage in agriculture sector.
  • Increase job creation along the food value chain by 10%, including in rural and urban areas, with expanded economic opportunities for 2 million women in particular.
  • Accelerate the green growth of a competitive agri-food sector by 10% and enable Africa to realize greater development gains from technology integration in agricultural production.

The Partners will share, promote, engage, and disseminate outcomes to the widest possible audiences that include, but are not limited to, academic organizations, private for-profit and not-for-profit entities, programs, policy-makers, and any other interested stakeholder. The impact, output and outcome will be measured every quarter of the year and report submitted to the partners and other interested sponsor or parties.

 

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We request your Office/Organization/Agency to sponsor any of our training packages or invite us for a more detailed partnership conversation as to how we can work together to create extensive impact through the program

 

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