Country  Nigeria
   
Beneficiaries              Smallholder Farmers and Farmer Organizations 
   
Project Description  Babban Gona is a private, for-profit agricultural franchise working towards improving the incomes and livelihoods of one million smallholder farmers by 2025, through franchising farmer organizations. Within their sustainable agricultural franchise model, Babban Gona provides high quality and cost-effective services such as professional training, financial services, agricultural inputs and marketing services; helping smallholder farmers make the transition to a more profitable, small-scale commercial farming. See more about Babban Gona here: http://www.babbangona.com/
   
Scope of Legal Assistance Sidley is providing legal support for fundraising activities, establishing a 'raise out of poverty' bond and a philanthropic/first social impact fund in Nigeria.
   
Team of Lawyers   Joy Lam and Raymond Oh