#FAO East Africa

13 May 2020, Somalia - Farmers queue at a registration point to receive assistance during the cropping season. Over 350,000 households, comprising more than 2.1 million people, have registered on the Mobile Money Platform, while 240 000 Somalis are receiving e-vouchers ?via SMS to get seeds, farm tools, irrigation service and storage bags from local traders. This method of reinjecting money into the local economy provides farmers with seeds suited for local conditions and avoids supply chain delays due to COVID-19.

Carving a path to a Horn of Africa where good food…

By David Phiri

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