Wednesday
February 6
2019

Mercy Corps unveils $5 million AgriFin Digital Farmer initiative in Kenya

Mercy Corps’ AgriFin has announced the AgriFin Digital Farmer (ADF), a two year, $5 million (Sh500m) initiative, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation that will support the expansion of high impact, digitally enabled services to at least 1 Million farmers.

The program will run for two years across Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, and Nigeria.

ADF aims to increase smallholder income and productivity by 50 percent, reaching at least 40 percent women.

Photo courtesy of A’Melody Lee.

Source: Capital FM Kenya (link opens in a new window)

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Agriculture, Technology
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agriculture, agtech, digitization, smallholder farmers, tech for good