Published on 4 January 2016. This is a 8 minutes summary of the most recent 40 minutes 2SCALE video, that will come out soonest.
This film is about a typical Publc-Private Partnership (PPP), combining a so-called lead firm (Psaltry in Nigeria in this case, an enterprise sourcing cassava from farmers to produce starch for Nigeria breweries/Heineken), and local-level agri-business networks.
The film makes clear that technical innovations are needed to reduce the costs of production and cassava productivity, but that technical innovations are not enough; there is need for relationship and organisational innovations; the relationship between farmers and transporters is crucial but also farmers are getting organised and become stronger.
This summary comes with an off-voice and some interviewed key actors; the 40 minutes on the other hand is exclusively constructed around the diverse perceptions and opions of the key actors involved in this PPP.
Published on 6 Jan 2016 This is the 40 minutes educational film based on the Public-Private Partnership set-up between the 2SCALE project, Nigerian Breweries/Heineken and Psaltry, a Nigerian company making starch from cassava roots. The film is an example of inclusive business set-up, and public and private work going hand in hand for the benefit and empowerment of thousands of farmers and other local business actors.