Knowledge Sharing for Climate Change Adaption

Kenya's smallholder farmers use grain stores to raise bank loans

Kenya's smallholder farmers use grain stores to raise bank loans

Associated Organization: Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC), Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA)

An innovative Kenyan scheme enables small farmers to store their produce in certified warehouses and use it to obtain credit from banks, avoiding middlemen who paid them rock-bottom prices and enabling them to buy good seeds and fertiliser and raise their yields.

 

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Themes: Agriculture, fisheries and food security, Crosscutting Issues, Poverty and vulnerability

Regions: East Africa

Countries: Kenya

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