Touch the Soil News #1804 (Feature Photo – Map of Africa showing Ghana– CCA SA 3.0 Unported)
An African based business that supports farmers with access to financing, fertilizer, seeds, technical assistance with growing and making a profit, has been trying to make a difference since 2013. Called Farmerline, the Ghana-based company recently received funding from venture capitalists to expand their model. The Farmerline model requires small growers to spend more to make more – something that is not without risks. However, if you get access to higher paying markets, is there a win/win for everyone?
Agfunder news brings us the story of Farmerline with more insights. What do you think? Would this model have value in the U.S.? https://agfundernews.com/farmerline-raises-13m-to-bridge-market-gaps-for-ghanas-farmers