Agribusiness in Sustainable Natural African Plant Products (ASNAPP) is a value chain development organization established to enhance growth in the African indigenous plant products and horticultural Industries by intervening and building capacity along the supply chain to boost productivity, competitiveness and increase private/public investments to reduce poverty and hunger.
The ASNAPP vision is to expand economic opportunities for rural communities by using world class science, technologies, partnerships and business approaches. ASNAPP is currently partnered with 25 agri-enterprises. While broadening agribusinesses and stimulating entrepreneurship among small-scale rural farmers remains a goal, ASNAPP's vision is to move local communities up the value chain and improve their livelihoods.
ASNAPP is currently active in South Africa, Ghana, Rwanda, Senegal and Zambia. ASNAPP’s activities in the African horticulture sector have seen it forge market linkages with various private and public entities regionally and abroad. ASNAPP uses these market linkages to improve small holder and emerging farmer participation in the formal sector economy, enhancing their ability to capture value and improve their livelihoods.
ASNAPP is a co-chair the South Africa Dutch Horticultural Business Platform which aims to strengthen and modernise the horticulture sector in RSA. The platform includes private businesses, knowledge institutions and government. .... Read more.