Thirty-seven experts from Oxfam Novib and 21 active organizations and companies gathered at Het Nutshuis in The Hague on November 6th, 2018 to discuss how best to support small scale food producers in their struggle to earn a living income. Oxfam Novib organized the meeting to share strategies and the latest thinking on living income with partners from other organizations and companies on how to drive change on this topic. The meeting focused specifically on strategies for influencing private sector actors such as food brands and retailers to do more to make a living income a reality.
In summary, the following were presented and discussed in the meeting:
Johan Verburg (Oxfam Novib) ran an expert panel discussion with Andrea Rusman (TruePrice), David Short (Aidenvironment) and Arjen Boekhold (Tony’s Chocolonely) to discuss what advocates can do to get private sector actors to commit to ensuring living income for small scale food producers in their supply chains.
For further details of the meeting click here to read the event report. This document presents an overview of the day’s many engaging presentations and discussions about how to best drive positive change on living income for small scale food producers in developing countries.
For more information on Oxfam's work on Living Income please contact Anouk Franck (Anouk.Franck@oxfamnovib.nl) or Ioan Nemes (Ioan.Nemes@oxfamnovib.nl).