Month: July 2018

PAMEFA-Vi Trains 1,040 Agro-Input Distributors in Burkina Faso to Professionalize the Sector

The usage rate of agricultural inputs by producers in Burkina Faso remains low (12% for mineral fertilizers and 8% for improved seeds). One of the explanatory factors is the low level of knowledge of inputs and their use. To improve this knowledge among input dealers, the Support Program for the Modernization of Family Farms – Inputs Component (PAMEFA-Vi), funded by the…

Agricultural Technology Transfer Centers Make Good Returns and Good Deals

The level of knowledge and use of agricultural inputs in Burkina Faso is low: 12% for mineral fertilizers and 8% for improved seeds. In order to improve producers’ knowledge of inputs and good use practices, the Support Program for the Modernization of Family Farms – Inputs Component (PAMEFA- Vi) has set up five Agricultural Technology Transfer Centers (CTTA) in the…

Agricultural Producers in Burkina Faso Access Quality Agricultural Inputs Through Bundled Purchasing

In Burkina Faso, agricultural producers face several challenges including the lack of access to quality agricultural inputs. Even  when they have access to inputs, they do not get them on time. As a result, the utilization rate of agricultural inputs by producers remains low (12% for mineral fertilizers and 8% for improved seeds). In order to make quality agricultural inputs…

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