Tag: Feed the Future

Feed the Future Projects Partner to Build Rural Agro-Input Enterprises

Two Feed the Future projects are partnering to improve rural livelihoods in Nigeria.

IFDC Featured in Essay by Farming First

IFDC’s work in northern Ghana has been featured in a new essay compiled by the global agriculture coalition Farming First. The interactive essay serves to highlight the astounding impact investments in science and innovation can have. It demonstrates how investments allow for far-reaching and interrelated aspects of achieving food security, and it highlights the importance of supporting this “complex agricultural…

Audio and Video Campaigns Reach Farmers Where They Are

The Feed the Future Ghana Agriculture Technology Transfer Project implements media that reaches and relates to a large audience. Here are a few examples of the project’s media efforts in 2015.

Driving Agricultural Mechanization Adoption in Northern Ghana

One of the major constraints to consistently increasing grain yields in Ghana is the perception that farming is a subsistence operation, not a business. The use of hand-wielded cutlasses and hoes for farming is still deeply rooted. Steadily, the Feed the Future Ghana Agriculture Technology Transfer Project is reversing this trend through the introduction of powered labor-saving equipment such as…

How a Nigerian Agro-Dealer Transformed from Mentee to Mentor

The Feed the Future Nigeria Agro-Inputs Project strengthens private sector agro-dealer networks in rural areas. Business training is one of the project’s flagship activities. Entrepreneur Yahaya Dahiru attended an agro-dealership training program and now mentors others. His story is below. “After the training, my sales increased because my customer reach expanded. The marketing and business tips I received, along with…

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