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In the News 2017-07-06T12:41:24+00:00
606, 2017

ETG, transforming input access for farmers across Africa

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Conglomerate, Export Trading Group (ETG) is expanding its business to better serve African farmers through its ‘one stop shop’ concept for fertilizers. ETG Head (Fertilizer) in Tanzania, Manoj Shewkani, says the Group has invested in [...]

606, 2017

Private sector in training initiative to improve access to fertilizers to boost food security and enterprise development among smallholder farmers

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Smallholder farmers in Limpopo Province - South Africa’s bread basket - are paradoxically confronted with the continuous challenges of raising their productivity to boost food security owing to limited access and low use of [...]

606, 2017

Regadio de Baixo Limpopo (RBL) Extension Officers get training boost

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The lives of thousands of smallholder farmers involved in the Agricultural Technologies Transfer Program of Regadio de Baixo Limpopo (RBL) EP (Low Limpopo Irrigation Scheme), a public company under the Ministry of Agriculture and Food [...]

606, 2017

MAPPING MALAWI: How the AFVP is doing big things to change farming practices

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"A technological revolution is unfolding on smallholder farms across Central Malawi, thanks to the efforts of a Fertilizer Volunteer."   Thirty recently trained extension workers, armed with agronomy degrees and android phones, [...]

606, 2017

Making fertilizer count in Malawi

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The AFVP program facilitated the recruitment and deployment of a volunteer, Pieter Haumann to provide support in training trainers, mentors and farm extension personnel for the Productivity Improvement Project for Smallholders (PIPS) project in Central [...]