A summary of three of AIP-Rural's programmes:
- Promoting Rural Income through Support for Markets in Agriculture (PRISMA)
- Strengthening Agricultural Finance in Rural Areas (SAFIRA)
- Tertiary Irrigation Technical Assistance (TIRTA)
This report looks at each programme's background, results and the evolution of their technical and operational approaches. This includes achievements, challenges and key lessons.
Of particular interest, it provides a summary conclusion with considerations for the PRISMA-2 investment. PRISMA specifically adopts a market systems development approach designed to improve agricultural competitiveness and achieve increased economic returns in selected value chains.