Getting Fertilizer into Farmers’ Hands

Farmers’ access to mineral fertilizer in Nigeria is limited. In fact, fertilizers are much more difficult to purchase than a bottle of Coca-Cola, which is available in most rural villages.

IFDC has implemented a fertilizer voucher program to ensure that smallholder farmers in Nigeria have access to subsidized fertilizer. In 2010 more than 170,000 smallholder farmers purchased fertilizer using vouchers provided through the program.

Read the full article published in Grain de Sel below. A French version is also available.

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