Cb session 4 one step forward approach for small holders

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Cb session 4 one step forward approach for small holders

  1. 1. One Step Program for the SmallHolders Fin4ag: Revolutionizing finance for Agri-value chains, July 14th Nairobi, Kenya. Mr William K. Ngéno
  2. 2. Who is Yara? History 1905 World's first production of nitrogen fertilizer - Calcium Nitrate in Norway 2004 Hydro becomes Yara 1905 1940 1980 2004
  3. 3. THE POVERTY VICIOUS CIRCLE Figure 1: The vicious circle of poverty - Individual level; Barke & O´Hare, 1991, page 43.)
  4. 4. Yara – One Step program Smallholder Farmer Improve productivity Farming for business Industrial Value Chains Commercial / Nucleus Farm Productivity Volume / Quality 50% 20% 70% 90%
  5. 5. Yara – Market Development Concept Farmers Growers’ base income Increased income Increased Yield / Improved Quality Training / Product availability Capacity Competence Coverage
  6. 6. • Key Development focus; • phase1; improve productivity - food security and improved nutrition • Increased income. • Quality; human nutrition & shelf life • phase 2; farming for business – transformation through value chains partnerships. • Balanced Crop Nutrition is about feeding the soil with minimum the same amount of nutrients that will be removed during harvesting Yara – Targeting Smallholder Farmers
  7. 7. Farming as a Business- outgrower concept  Transformation of Smallholders  Industrial partner ($) invest in the Concept - committed to buy the farmers’ produce with an agreed quality and minimum price One lead-farmer per village; Model farm, Crop Clinics and expand to Block farms Many villages in each district $ D Yara Partner Distributor delivers products and knowledge. A A A A Agro-dealers bring quality input to the doorsteps of the farms Each farm is producing food for themselves and a commercial crop for income. NGO/Donor
  8. 8. Yara- Creating value to the farmer
  9. 9. Record keeping
  10. 10.  Farmer density per region  Scale of operation  Profile; social, economic, Saving schemes Why?  Communication  Financing  Strategy; Approach on crop choice, nutrition, targets Mapping for decision making
  11. 11. If the farmer do not understand / realise that he / she have low productivity – Agro inputs will be too expensive and the crop price will always be too low! Yara – Smallholder focus
  12. 12. Yara – Crop clinics Crop Clinics organized with Agro Dealers and Lead Farmers - focus on practical demonstrations and discussion with farmers

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