Katuami Company Limited

About

Katuami Company Limited produces maize, soybeans and rice, and provides mechanisation services. The company operates mainly in Mion District in the Northern Region. Katuami has engaged 800 smallholder farmers, of whom about 20% are women. Each farmer cultivates at least 3acres. The company provides tractor services and facilitates access to input credit and aggregation services. The partnership with the MADE programme started in 2018 and Katuami has since aggregated 6,000MT of produce.

MADE interventions

  • Recruited, trained and deployed three Farm Enterprise Advisors to interact with smallholder farmers on modern farming practices. 
  • Provided ploughing service support to farmers. 
  • Supported underserved farmers using extension services from the Ministry of Food and Agriculture to acquire tractor services.
  • Facilitated relationships with other MADE partners, such as MS Bonsu. 
  • Provided demonstrations and training on new varieties of seeds to maximise yield. 
  • Facilitated and strengthened commercial partnerships with other enterprises, such as Trade Ghana.

Impacts

  • Increased smallholder outreach from 600 farmers to 800 farmers over a one-year period. 
  • Increased access to inputs, credit and markets through facilitation with other support enterprises and market buyers. 
  • Increased understanding of good agricultural practices and proper application of agro-inputs.  
  • Facilitated the timely application of inputs. 
  • Increased yields from 3to 10bags (200kg) per acre for maize and 1to 7bags (200kg) per acre for soybean.
Location

Contact information

Business name: Katuami Company Limited
Address: P.O. Box 7, Mion Sang
Region: Northern
Contact person: Issah Mutaru Gunu
Job title: Operations Manager
Phone: 024 371 8858
Email: Muturugunu2013@gmail.com

Products and services

Products: cereals, legumes
Agricultural inputs: fertiliser, pesticide, seeds, weedicide
Crop services: mechanisation
Farm advisory services: 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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