On-going Distress: COVID-related Financial Difficulties Impact Farmers and Agro-dealers in Rural Kenya

Sam Strimling, a Research Associate on PAD’s Kenya team, reflects on the results of a third round of interviews surveying farmers and agro-dealers across Kenya’s agricultural heartland. CONTEXT In December 2020, Precision Agriculture for Development …

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Here Comes the Rain Again: Team MoA-INFO springs into action

As Kenya’s Short Rains agricultural season commences Maureen Kuboka, Wanjiku Macharia, Daniel Mokrauer-Madden, Sidney Muchule, JingKai Ong, Yifan Powers and Stefania Pozzi walk us through what MoA-INFO has in store. A majority of Kenya’s arable …

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MoA-INFO is two years old!

MoA-INFO has rapidly developed new capabilities and widened its scope to more effectively serve Kenya’s smallholder farmers. PAD’s Africa Regional Director, Emmanuel Bakirdjian reflects on the first two years of MoA-INFO’s operations. This month marks …

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Hardship & Optimism in Kenya

Sam Strimling, a Research Associate on PAD’s Kenya team, reflects on the results of an initial round of interviews surveying farmers and agro-dealers across Kenya’s agricultural heartland. AGRO-DEALER & FARMER COVID-19 SURVEY, APRIL-JUNE 2020 Between …

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