Despite the relatively small geographical area of Rwanda, many smallholder farmers cannot access commercial markets because they are simply ’invisible’ to them. FtMA Rwanda started operations in 2015 and operates as the de-facto value chain coordination platform for the maize sector, bringing together off-takers and agro-processors, financial institutions and development partners input providers, logistics, government institutions and development partners to ensure predictable income for farmers.
Our key objectives in Rwanda are to:
FtMA is active in 25 out of the 30 districts in Rwanda, representing the largest Initiative addressing market access issues in the value chain. We serve 101,335 farmers from 298 Farmer Service Centres (FSC’s)