Partnership period: February 2015 – September 2017
ACHIEVEMENTS: Rab Processors procured more than 12,000 tons of agricultural commodities through three rural marketing and storage facilities, benefiting 11,205 smallholder farmers during the partnership. The Agricultural Commodity Exchange for Africa (ACE) provided community outreach and training on warehouse receipts to more than 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 smallholder farmers maximize market prices.