AGRA meets with Mozambique partners on strategy implementation
Maputo – Thursday October 5, 2017
THE Alliance on Green Revolution in Africa, AGRA met with partners in Maputo, Mozambique to discuss how to increase use of fertilizers and improved seeds, innovative extension, agricultural financing models. Below are few of those worth pointing out.
According to AGRA’s Mozambique country head, Paulo Mole, the challenge to increasing use of improved seed varieties from 6% to 16%, to reach about 600,000 farm households; and raising adoption of fertilizer from 4% to a least 27 percent reducing post-harvest Losses, from the current level of about 24 percent to 12 percent all of which will require mobilizing private sector involvement are high on the agenda.
AGRA hopes to launch a 26 Million US dollar fund for its operation in the next five years.