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ACMA2 Engages Young Farmers in Benin

In 2018, the Youth, Agribusiness, and ICT4Ag team of the ACMA2 program, through a tour in the departments of Ouémé and Zou, sensitized young farmers involved in the peanut, maize, soya, chili, cassava, palm oil, and fish value chains, ACMA2’s plans to engage young entrepreneurs. This activity made it possible to massively enroll young people in the ACMA2 youth strategy,…

Young Farmers: Nda’s Story

Nda is a young marketing graduate and vegetable farmer benefiting from a partnership between 2SCALE and East West Seed International. Her story is below: Nda Danielle, 32, holds a license degree in marketing and has been involved in vegetable production since 2011. She is now the General Secretary of l’Association des Maraîchers de la commune d’Abomey-Calavi, southern Benin, where 2SCALE…

Young Farmers: Nojet’s Story

Nojet is a young vegetable entrepreneur inspired by IFDC training programs. Her story is below: My name is Nojet Achi. I attended Ahmed Bello University where I studied mass communication. I also attended the Nigerian Defense Academy, a famous African military university, where I got my master’s degree in development studies. I have been into farming since I was a…

2016 Highlights

  Season’s greetings! In 2016, IFDC had the pleasure of working with smallholder farmers and agricultural entrepreneurs across more than 20 nations. As the year comes to a close, we reflect on our mission and on the stories of agriculturalists who are feeding their families and the world. To recap the year, we are sharing our top five blog posts…

Farming for Profit: A College Graduate Turns to Agriculture

Our 2SCALE project helps farmers profit from their work by providing training and agribusiness linkages. Below is the story from a young farmer who chose the farm over the city. My name is Yusuf Monimago from Kwara State, North Central Nigeria. I have a background in public administration at Kwara State Polytechnic, and I also trained for one year on…

Model Farmer Hosts Competition for 12 Others

Most farmers believe that the solution to increasing yields is expanding the area of cultivation, and, as a result, plowing many acres of land. But these beliefs are changing. The farmer model competition, an initiative championed by Michael Asutami, a seed producer, is correcting such erroneous beliefs by teaching farmers the need to focus on improved farming practices such as…

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