Supporting farmer organisations to access regional markets

The Principal Agriculture Officer at Ministry of East African Community Affairs Mary Teddy, checks on grains at Bigando Area Cooperative Enterprise before being exported. Photo/Courtesy

What you need to know:

Without ready markets, smallholder farmers are unable to earn decent incomes from their production, and this limits their level of investment in agriculture in subsequent season

Limited access to reliable markets is one of the constraints limiting commercialisation of agriculture among smallholder farmers. Without ready markets, smallholder farmers are unable to earn decent incomes from their production, and this limits their level of investment in agriculture in subsequent seasons.

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