A New Digital Extension Project in Brazil!

We are humbled and thrilled to have been announced as the winners of a tendering process to deliver digital extension services to 100,000 farmers in Brazil’s Northeast Region (NER). The announcement by Brazil’s Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, and Food Supply (MAPA) on the 6th of July marked the conclusion of a rigorous and competitive five-month-long tendering process.

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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The Journey to One Million: PAD in India

Niriksha Shetty, PAD’s India Country Director, reflects on a remarkable milestone. In September, 2020, Precision Agriculture for Development in India* surpassed the 1 million mark for farmers who receive advisory content through our services. This …

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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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