Farmer Pride

About

Farmer Pride produces certified seed and aggregates produce for buyers like Vester Oil Company Limited. The company aggregates maize, soybean, groundnut, sorghum and cowpea from more than 2,000 smallholder farmers across eight districts. It also provides agro-inputs and services such as ploughing, tarpaulin rental and threshing, both on cash and credit terms. A relatively new MADE partner, Farmer Pride joined the programme in 2017; in 2018, it aggregated 1,300 MT of maize, 1,024 MT of groundnut and 1,200 MT of soybean.

MADE interventions

  • Recruited, trained and deployed eight Farm Enterprise Advisors (FEAs) and one FEA manager.
  • Facilitated formal commercial partnerships between Farmer Pride and Agriaccess Ghana Limited, Big Ajar Farms, Gifts Kyortaare Company Limited and Nouna Royal.
  • Introduced the Advanced Model, which enabled Farmer Pride to offer a bundle of inputs and services to smallholder farmers.

Impacts

  • Increased smallholder farmer outreach from 300 in 2017 to 1,060 in 2019.
  • Increased smallholder farmers’ access to inputs and services on credit.
  • Improved access to markets.
  • Increased understanding among farmers on how to improve their agricultural methods.
Location

Contact information

Business name: Farmer Pride
Address: P.O. Box 129, Wa
Region: Upper West
Contact person: Doho Sumaila
Job title: Managing Director
Phone: 020 032 0202 / 204 383 0056
Email: dohosumaila@yahoo.com

Products and services

Products: cereals, cover crops, legumes
Agricultural inputs: pesticide, seeds, weedicide
Crop services: farm equipment and tools, mechanisation
Farm advisory services: business skills, field demonstrations, good agricultural practices

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

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