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Project Details

  • Term: 5 years
  • Budget: $17 million
  • Direct Beneficiaries: 40,000 individuals
  • Indirect Beneficiaries: 20,000 individuals
  • Implementation Partners: CDF Canada, Fertilizer Canada, APNI, IPNI Canada
  • Financial Partners: Global Affairs Canada

Over 10 000 direct beneficiaries of Senegal are consistently impacted positively while growing more nutritious and marketable crops and improving food security. Local farmers, especially women, will have better chance to increase revenues, productivity and profit margins.
The 4R Solution project funded by Global Affairs Canada will improve socio-economic wellbeing and resilience of 80,000 smallholder farmers, particularly women, in Ethiopia, Ghana and Senegal by improving agricultural productivity and farm income by incorporating 4R Nutrient Stewardship (Right Source @ Right Rate, Right Time, Right Place®) into fertilizer use management while incorporating important gender and environmental resilience strategies.

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"The 4R Solution project’s aim is to show how adopting more sustainable farming practices can increase resilience, incomes, and food security, while reducing poverty for men, women and children".

ECONOMIC: Helping smallholder farmers grow more nutritious and marketable crops, increase revenues, productivity and profit margins.
ENVIRONMENTAL: reflecting a commitment to improve food security, promote climate smart agriculture and support the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
SOCIAL: promoting the empowerment of women farmers, with special emphasis on improving access to financial resources and agricultural technologies.

To see more projects in Ethiopia, click HERE.


Program undertaken with the financial support of the Government of Canada provided through Global Affairs Canada.

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