5. Enable access to markets

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Farmers need to be able to get their products to market and receive equitable price treatment when they do.

  • Provide remote access to up-to-date market pricing information
  • Develop well functioning markets through transparent information, fair prices, sound infrastructure and reduced speculation
  • Encourage co-operative approaches to marketing for smallholders
  • Improve smallholder farmers’ marketing skills through entrepreneurship training
  • Reduce market distortions to improve opportunities for all strata of agriculture worldwide

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