Summary of Anticipated Development Impacts
- Creating quality jobs: PFF2 aims to create over 2,000 permanent jobs and sustain another 10,000 jobs. Sustaining thousands of quality jobs for women and men, promoting climate‑smart agriculture, and fostering agricultural innovation to increase responsible food production, all the while reaching smallholder farmers.
- Supporting smallholder farmers: The Fund, via its investment in companies in the food value chain, targets over 90,000 smallholder farmers and micro‑entrepreneurs and will enable them to develop their skills, broadening access to markets and economic opportunities.
- Increasing agricultural output: PFF2 will also address access to, and affordability of products among farmers and promote smart agricultural methods ‑ enhancing crop resilience, reducing food loss and waste by 50% in the companies it finances, while increasing outputs, yields and incomes.