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Addressing food shortages via production, marketing & distribution of seeds

July 2021


Haile Wako integrated farm solutions' enhances engagement in agribusiness by improving seeds production, positively impacting farmer communities, in particular people of Ethiopia. The Solution is an out-grower scheme that provides technical assistance to farmers, and economically empower them (via win-win solution), while enabling an environmentally friendly agribusiness solution. By doing so, the Solution will minimize the demand-supply gaps of seeds in Ethiopia, allowing positive impacts for farmers and for the farmer community.

Label Date July 14, 2021
From Ethiopia
Maturity stage Small scale commercialization
Looking For Network, New clients, Visibility, Funding, Partners, Credibility

The environmental benefits

  • Production efficiency is 200% higher than traditional farming
  • High production efficiency per area coverage (about 450 plant per m2)
  • Solution's purchase price is $2,410 for one farmer, while for the mainstream alternative is $ 4,590,000
  • Solution releases 2kg CO2-eq/hectare for the seeds produced, while traditional farming practices more than 10 kg CO2-eq/hectare
  • As a matter of fact, research results reveal that the drip irrigation method saved 56.4% water and gave 22% more yield as compared to that of furrow irrigation method.

The Financial benefits

  • When cascaded into month, the average economic saving of a single small-holder farmer is $700 which is generated due to the solution in contrast to $500 generated amount by the mainstream alternative.
  • Drip irrigation method saves 56.4% water and gives 22% more yield as compared to that of furrow irrigation method
  • The Payback period for the client is 3.26 years

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Haile Wako Integrated Farm

Addressing food shortages via seed production & e-markets by utilizing the climate-smart approaches & digital platform

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Headquarters FF82+RW Bofa, Ethiopia
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