Partnership period: February 2015 – September 2017
ACHIEVEMENTS: Rab Processors procured more than 12,000 metric tons of agricultural commodities through three rural marketing and storage facilities, benefiting 10,500 smallholder farmers during the partnership. The Agricultural Commodity Exchange for Africa (ACE) will provide community outreach and training on warehouse receipts to 15,000 smallholder farmers.
PURPOSE: Work with ACE to strengthen the soybean, groundnut, maize, and pigeon pea value chains.
APPROACH: Rab Processors established three rural marketing and storage facilities and a warehouse receipts program to ensure that smallholder farmers can maximize market prices.