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Video: Why Cooperatives are Key to the Vanilla Industry in Madagascar

Partnering with Catholic Relief Services, NCBA CLUSA is working with the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Fararano project in Madagascar to connect smallholder farmers to markets – helping to diversify and improve household incomes in the region.

After working with over 139 producer associations in 2016, we supported the formation of four cooperatives, reducing the steps for individual farmers to access national and international markets and helping to stabilize prices in a volatile industry.

Learn more about the KOFAMA Cooperative and why farmers are coming together in this new video:

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