Behind the Numbers
The programme has managed to achieve some significant milestones up till the end of year two, March 2015. There is an increasing appeal to set higher targets. Some of the impressive results include;
- 10,067 farmers are now able to access modern automated warehouse receipt system. These warehouses have proper storage facilities and are tied to a structured online grain trading system.
- Over 29,906 farmers have benefitted from national and cross border trade through the Food Trade ESA programme. These farmers have been able to sell 17000 metric tonnes of grain (Maize, Soya and beans) across the region.