Resources

 Twin's Annual Reports, policy reports and briefings are free to download and share.

Annual Reports

Annual Report 2015-16

This year Trading remains a central pillar of Twin’s strategy. We continue to meet our coffee targets, and are developing a new cocoa trading offer in...

Annual Report 2014-15

This year has been dedicated to scaling up our impact by delivering innovative new projects and growing sales.  At the start of the year, we kicked-of...

Annual Report 2013-14

Highlights over the year include the launch of a fully-traceable ‘grown by women’ coffee with Sainsbury's at a parliamentary event opened by DFID Mini...

Annual Report 2012-13

This year featured a climate roundtable and AGM and a food safety event in the House of Commons during Fairtrade Fortnight. We also started a new wate...

Annual Report 2011-12

This year, Twin secured significant funds for a project in the Great Lakes region. We also started working with new groups in the Democratic Republic ...

Annual Report 2010-11

Cafedirect launches as an independent business, as Twin sells its shares and looks to develop its green coffee business via Twin Trading. A limited ed...

Policy Reports

Theory of Change

Twin seeks to strengthen producer organisations as a key route to empowerment and sustainable development for smallholder farmers. We take a partners...

Coffee and Climate Change - Moving from Adaptation to Resilience

During 2015 and 2016 Twin took stock of the various coffee and climate change initiatives happening around the world. We have created the above mappin...

Women's Coffee Bringing Greater Gender Justice

The report aims to contribute to the wealth of experience and research on gender justice with very specific examples from Twin’s work with producer o...

Women Coffee Survey results

We wanted to find out more about the market opportunities and challenges for Women's Coffee.  With help from Atlas Coffee Importers and using Survey ...

Women Coffee and Land report

This document aims to give an overview of context of women’s land ownership in four countries where Twin is working with coffee producer organisation...

MEL Framework

A Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Framework is defined for every project.  The main objective of the MEL framework is to test the critical a...

Empowering women farmers in agricultural value chains

This report looks at the role of women in agriculture against four key indicators, labour, income, ownership and decision-making in Twin’s main commo...

Making supply chains work for smallholders

This report provides an analysis of how business practices can facilitate smallholder development and empowerment in Fairtrade supply chains.  Commis...

Ecosystem Services in Fairtrade Value Chains

This Twin report examines the impact of Fairtrade and farmer organisations on smallholder climate change adaptation. Marginalised smallholders are esp...

8 Views for the G8: Business Solutions for Farmers

8 Views for the G8: Buisiness Solutions for African Smallholder Farmers is a collection of 12 case studies compiled by Agriculture for Impact and the ...

Briefings

 

Aflatoxins: Finding Solutions for Improved Food Safety

This briefing, part of a series looking at aflatoxin and food safety, addresses market-led interventions in smallholder groundnut value chains in Mala...

Ecosystem Services in Fairtrade Value Chains

This two-page briefing summarises the key findings and case studies in the report Supporting Ecosystem Services in Fairtrade Value Chains. Covers ecos...

Scoping economically viable solutions to aflatoxin

This briefing looks at how value chains developed to pull aflatoxin out of the domestic formal and informal human food chains can drive improvements i...

Combating aflatoxin - a value chain approach

This report summary commissioned by USAID's Southern Africa Trade Hub (SATH) recommends practical interventions for tackling aflatoxin contamination i...

Women smallholders and safe nuts in Malawi

This report summary for UK aid looks at the work Twin and the National Smallholder Farmers’ Association of Malawi (NASFAM) are conducting with female ...

Afri-Nut: state of the art nut processing plant in Malawi

Afri-Nut Ltd aims to move smallholder peanut producers up the value chain and to expand the volume of Fairtrade and other value-added peanuts produced...

Twin holds Coffee & Climate Change panel discussion

  Following the release of our latest Coffee & Climate Change report last January, Twin held a panel discussion on 23rd March at great offices in Central London. Approximately 50 professionals within ...

ANNUAL REPORT 2015-16

Find out more about Twin's projects and trading activities over the last year