KEY TAKEAWAY

- Description: Implementation by AGROPOL of programs designed to involve Senegal peasant organizations in strategies and plans for the reform and revitalization of the peanut sector. Organization in collaboration with local administration, leveraging R&D resources to determine best seed selection and farming practices relative to local soil and water characteristics.
- Specificity: Programs based on an approach of sustainable and responsible upstream-downstream integration; Avril supports the local sector through developing the agro-industrial link in the value chain.
- Impact: Reinforcement of interprofessional structures, enhancement of seed system quality and quantity

 

HOW IT WORKS

Upstream-downstream relationship
> Contractualization of transactions with price/kg negotiation and better market information sharing

Participatory strategy
> Involvement of all players, with a view to launching two development funds

Training
Raising farmers' awareness on simple and optimal farming techniques

 

SCOPE

SENEGAL

 

BUDGET

N/A

 

IMPACTS

Agricultural productivity
Improvement of seed
Availability of certified seed from producers, selection of new varieties

Climate change
Practices adaptation
Resource management optimization
Technology transfer

Sustainable dev. goals
Preservation of agriculture
Curb rural exodus