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The credit guarantee activity with Hub Agrodealers, as indicated in the AFAP ESMS) so no irreversible negative environmental and social impacts and as such it is a Category 2 (Medium Risk – Projects with limited, location-specific E&S impacts that are reversible) Project. The Project did not have a Resettlement Action Plan (RAP) since the project [...]

Terms of Reference OUT NOW – Africa Fertilizer Financing Mechanism (AFFM) End of Project Evaluations for Tanzania

TOR for 'End of project Evaluation - Tanzania Africa Fertilizer Financing Mechanism (AFFM) Grant to Enhance Fertilizer Importation and Distribution Capacity Project Background The main objective of these projects was to ensure the availability and affordability of financing for the fertilizer value chain through the provision of credit guarantees to address the lack of affordable financing [...]

AFAP supported hub agrodealer wins the Yara Rebate Award

AFAP supported hub agro dealer Kato Hassan (right), founder of Kham Farmers Services Limited Uganda, was commended for selling above the 1,500MT target of Yaramila Java, Yaramila Winner and Nitrabor fertilizer products. Kato sold over 2,500MT fertilizer products, including 1,352MT of Yara products brands, making him the winning finalist for the Yara Rebate Award. The Yara [...]

AFAP Ghana: Soil Health Stakeholder Forum

AFAP in partnership with the Embassy of Israel (Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone), the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (Republic of Ghana), the Israel Export Institute, the Israeli Trade and Economic Mission, and AGRA hosted the inaugural Soil Health Stakeholder Forum in Ghana on Wednesday, 2 March 2022. The hybrid event, themed ‘Adapting to the new [...]

AFAP Malawi: Celebrating Africa’s women farmers

In honour of the International Women's Day and rural women farmers, AFAP Malawi hosted a field day to celebrate with over 250 women and their families, including spouses and children. The event was also attended by the Local Traditional Authority, the Ministry of Agric Extension and Standard Bank who have partnered with AFAP for inclusive finance [...]

AFAP Uganda: Scaling up the Hub Agrodealer Model

AFAP Uganda is working on an initiative to scale up its hub agro dealer model with funding secured from Feed the Future Inclusive Agriculture Market Activity (FtF IAM). The development project is being supported by DAI Inc. and is being implemented under the theme ‘Support for a strengthened hub agro development distribution chain of Inputs Market [...]

Request for Expressions of Interest (Financial Audit)

The African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP) has received financing from the African Development Bank toward the cost of a Grant of Euro 451,035 for 3 years (September 5, 2019 to July 31, 2022) to finance the, “AFFM Grant for Enhancement of Fertilizer Importation and Distribution in Tanzania” project to ensure availability and affordability of financing for [...]

Vacancy at AFAP Ghana: Finance and Admin Officer

African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP) would like to announce a new vacant position in the capacity of Finance and Administrative Officer at the AFAP country office in Accra, Ghana. Qualifying candidates are encouraged to apply to email: by 17:00 CAT, Friday, 27 August 2021. A full job description has been included at the bottom of this message. Kindly click [...]

Spotlight on Mozambique: Bringing it to the people

Africa's rural agriculture is built on the back of women. From tilling the land to everything in-between including watering and weeding, African women do it all. The women of Chibavana, a district of Sofala Province in Mozambique, are some of the hardest working farmers in the region. All year-round, they rise to the fields at dawn and [...]

Making a show of Tanzania’s breadbasket

How demonstration plots boosted knowledge – and use – of fertilizer. In the lush Southern Highlands of Tanzania lies the country’s breadbasket. Here, maize, potatoes and sunflowers are grown among the rolling hills and verdant valleys. This is why Leonard Rubuye decided to start up Rubuye Agro-Business Co, a hub agrodealer, in the Njombe region in [...]

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