inputs

Co-operatives Transforming Lives Of Smallholder Farmers

Agriculture Co-operatives play a crucial role in enhancing productivity of smallholder farmers.

 

A number of farmers’ Co-operatives in Kenya have attempted to establish inputs distribution systems to enable their members access quality inputs.  However, most of these systems have …

Demonstration Farms To Increase Farmer Productivity

Demonstration (demo) farms are the most effective extension education tools.  For smallholder farmers, demo plots provide an opportunity to demonstrate and teach appropriate technologies, as well as venues to test new methods side by side with traditional methods.  Although they …

Inputs supplier adopts preferred stockist model

KMT has started an engagement with New Downtown (Farm Inputs Distributor based in Embu) to roll out an agrodealer support system.  This will aim at supporting the agro-dealers to adopt a customer – oriented business model that will enable them …

Improving inputs supply: The case of iProcure

iProcure Limited, a Web and Mobile based distribution and supply platform, is pioneering an optimised demand and data driven approach to the distribution of agricultural inputs to small holder farmers in Kenya.

iProcure leverages on a proprietary technology platform to …

Women Agro-Dealers Thriving in the Inputs Markets

Ndenderu based farmers in Kiambu County, it seems, have found their agro-dealer of choice in Salome Wambui.  Not only does she run a well-stocked, well-branded, and well-positioned  franchise in the area but has a distinct natural flair for good customer …

Boosting Crop Profits through Conservation Agriculture

In Kilili village, Makueni County, Eastern Kenya, a group of women are busy working in a farm under the supervision of a trainer. The women are members of a group known as Kilili Kathatu Kilimo Biashara Self Help Group (KIKA) …