IFDC’s EADN project is training agro-dealers to act as extension agents for farmers. Currently, the ratio of farmers to agricultural extension officers in Kenya is over 1,200 to one.
So far, the project has trained 500 dealers from 20 districs, impacting more than 2,100 farmers.
EADN is also introducing urea deep placement in Kenya, a type of fertilizer application that has improved yields and nitrogen efficiency in Bangladesh.
Read the full article by James Karuga for Business Daily.