Information for G02732
Latin America Roundtable
A Knowledge Programme and a global learning network has been established by Hivos, Mainumby and IIED, to map, elicit and integrate knowledge on the dilemmas confronting small-scale producers in the context of globalising markets. A series of regional roundtable meetings were held in Latin America, Africa and Asia to: Present the concept of the knowledge programme and its associated learning network, which will drive knowledge generation; Have an open and frank discussion to validate the contents and premise of the Knowledge Programme;Elicit interest from potential Learning Network members, with a view to constituting the full global learning network in December 2009.
This report is on two roundtable meetings, held in Lima and Managua in August 2009. Roundtable participants came from a wide variety of backgrounds including entrepreneurs, producer organisations, and service sectors.
This summary presents selected key points from the discussion.
- IIED code: G02732
- Published: Aug 2009 - IIED
- Area: Central America, South America
- Theme: Sustainable markets
What are the strategies and constraints of small-scale producers in an era of globalisation? This project provides insights that can help in designing better policies and business interventions to support them.
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Small producer agency in the globalised market