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AGRICULTURAL MARKET DEVELOPMENT TRUST

AGMARK

Agricultural Market Development Trust (AGMARK) is an international not-for-profit development organization with headquarters in Nairobi and currently with a regional presence in 18 countries in Eastern, Western and Southern Africa. AGMARK is a member of the AFAP (African Fertilizer and Agribusiness partnership) supporting smallholder fertilizer delivery projects in Africa.

AGMARK has been supporting smallholder farmers and pastoralists to access improved inputs (Seeds, Fertilizer, Crop Protection products and Animal Health products) and technologies for increased agricultural and livestock production and markets for surplus production. The goal is to improve incomes and food security of smallholder farmers by facilitating agricultural development in Africa through adoption of improved production technologies and effective output marketing in response to identified market opportunities. AGMARK has specialized in working at the rural entrepreneur level to establish these networks that serve farmers.

AGMARK is also involved in facilitating regional trade in gran and staples and is a member of the East African Grain Council.

Our Mission

AGMARK’s key intervention in in the area of Promoting Rural Agro-entreprenuers (also called Agro-dealers) through building their business and technical capacities, linking them to the right financial institutions, promoting the structuring of their proffession through agrodealer associations, developing input subsidy programs and promoting current modern agri technologies.

Our History

AGMARK commenced operations in the year 2004 in Wester Kenya as a pilot program. This was in collaboration with a non-profit International Development organization based in Washington DC, known as Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture (CNFA).

The organization’s mission resonated well with that of AGMARK; to increse and sustain rural incomes in less developed areas of the world by assisting farmers and rural entreprenuers.

Over the past 14 years, AGMARK has transformed into an International not-for-profit Development Organization providing effective capacity building solutions to Agri-Inputs and Output Markets in Eastern, Western, Central and Southern Africa regions.

Our Mission

Promote Smallholder Productivity and Income through access to quality inputs and output Markets

Our Goal

Increasing Productivity, Improving Rural livelihoods

Our Vision

A Food Sufficient Africa

What we have achieved so far

 

Agrodealers Trained

Farmers Reached

New Agrodealer Startups

What are we upto?

See Our Current Programs

 

KCEP-CRAL

Kenya Cereal Enhancement Programme Climate Resillient Agricultural Livelihoods Window is an expansion to the ASALs of the Kenya Cereal Enhancement Programme (KCEP) which became effective in April 2014 through a partnership between the Government of Kenya (GoK), the European Union (EU), and International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).

South Sudan Agrodealer Development Program

Mozambique Agrodealer Development

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Our Board of Trustees

We are where we are today because of the commitment our Board of Trustees, Our Staff and Patners towards the achievement of our vision, mission and goal

Caleb Wangia (Phd)

Caleb Wangia (Phd)

Chairman, AGMARK BOARD of TRUSTEES

Mwangangi Joseph

Mwangangi Joseph

Board Member

Shigadi M. Mwanyota

Board Member

Kilungo K. Julius (Phd)

Board Member

Mukumbu M. Japheth

Board Member

Mutonyi James

Mutonyi James

Managing Director AGMARK

AGMARK has a dedicated team of proffesionals who work tirelesy to achieve the Organization’s goals. AGMARK also boasts a broad database of consultants spread around the African Continent, Europe and the rest of the world who are called upon based on availability of programs in their respective regions.

AGMARK also has a system for volunteers and interns that is project dependant

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About us

Agricultural Market Development Trust (AGMARK) is an international not-for-profit development organization with headquarters in Nairobi and currently with a regional presence in 18 countries in Eastern, Western and Southern Africa. AGMARK is a member of the AFAP (African Fertilizer and Agribusiness partnership) supporting smallholder fertilizer delivery projects in Africa.

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