Written by Jack Abebe
This paper highlights findings from a rapid assessment of the agrodealership model in Western Kenya and evaluates the model’s potential to deliver inputs and services to women farmers. The International Center for Research on Women, in collaboration with Agricultural Marketing Development Trust (AGMARK), conducted this assessment to examine the role of agrodealerships in strengthening agricultural production and marketing, with a particular focus on their efforts to engage and serve women farmers. The assessment documents that agrodealers sell a diverse array of products besides seeds and fertilizers, and also offer a variety of services and information, all of which contributes to enhancing agricultural productivity.
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