Azabu Nbebani Enterprise

About

Azabu Nbebani Enterprise is an agro-inputs company that supplies a wide range of farm inputs (seed, weedicide, fertiliser, fungicide) to farmers and buys produce (maize and soybean) from farmers. Azabu Nbebani Enterprise works with 1,040 smallholder out-growers (30% women) in three districts, each cultivating 2 acres of land. The company provides its out-growers with services such as advice on agro-chemical use. It joined the MADE programme in 2015 and between 2015 and 2019 it aggregated 8,810 MT of maize and 2,100 MT of soybean.

MADE interventions

  • Recruited, trained and deployed five Farm Enterprise Advisors (FEAs) and one FEA manager.
  • Provided demonstrations on fertiliser application and plant protection processes.
  • Facilitated relationships with Tikola Seeds and East-West Seeds.
  • Introduced the Advanced Business Model, which enabled Azabu Nbebani Enterprise to offer a bundle of inputs and services to smallholder farmers.

Impacts

  • Increased smallholder outreach from 500 in 2016 to 1,040 in 2019.
  • Increased smallholder farmers’ access to markets, inputs and services on credit.
  • Increased understanding of good agricultural practices, proper application of agro-inputs and crop grading.
  • Facilitated timely application of inputs (fertilisers, weedicides and pesticides).
  • Improved financial forecasting and planning for smallholders.
  • Raised yields for smallholder farmers from an average of 5 to 10 bags (100 kg) per acre, between 2015 and 2019.
Location

Contact information

Business name: Azabu Nbebani Enterprise
Address: Walewale, opposite Goil fuel station
Region: North East
Contact person: Halidu Abdil-Latif
Job title: CEO
Phone: 020 897 7466 / 024 050 6813
Email: salleyhaadi17@gmail.com

Products and services

Products: cereals, legumes
Agricultural inputs: fertiliser, seeds, weedicide
Crop services: mechanisation
Farm advisory services: fall armyworm control, good agricultural practices

The information in this profile has been gathered from the agribusiness enterprise.
Profile updated: September 2020.

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