About us

The Living Income Community of Practice is an alliance of partners dedicated to the vision of thriving, economically stable, rural communities linked to global food and agricultural supply chains. The goal of this community is to support activities focused on improving smallholder incomes towards living incomes, aiming to enable smallholder farmers to achieve a decent standard of living.  

The objectives of this Community of Practice are:

  • Increase understanding of living income measurement and the income gap
  • Identify and discuss strategies for closing the income gap 
  • Share learning and facilitate collaboration across sectors and between actors 


LICOP Community

The Community of Practice on Living Income is open to any entity committed to learning on the topic of Living Income and improving livelihoods of smallholder farmers. Since its founding the LICoP has had upwards of 2700 participants annually from major agricultural and food sectors such as cocoa, coffee, cotton, rubber, palm, aquaculture and vanilla. Below, the map showcases the more than 107 countries that have been reached.