Nyeri, July 2, 2021 – Ifarm and the office of the Nyeri county assembly have signed a memorandum of understanding to support over 5000 smallholder farmers in the region to unlock the huge potential in onion farming.
Through the partnership, Ifarm360 will strengthen the onion value chain in the region to better serve the growing urban markets. Further, farmers will have access to structured production support and modern technologies like Solar irrigation to ensure sustained production across the year.
Hon. Clement Ndegwa, the local member of the county assembly, expressed confidence in the partnership and reiterated that Ifarm360's entry brings so much hope for farmers in the region. He assured of the county government's goodwill and support to ensure that the partnership is valuable and sustainable.
In the past few months, Ifarm360 has helped farmers unlocked a micro-economic value of over $50,000, reduced post-harvest losses while buyers now have access to quality fresh produce from Kieni.
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