AFF will support students with access to commercial finance to sustain and expand their businesses.
AFF will provide microloans to students to help them engage in meaningful agricultural production and output. These loans will be paid off with no interest rates after the student make a successful harvest and sells their produce. Once the loans are repaid, it will be reinvested into other projects.
AFF links students to markets while supporting them in the negotiation of contract and farming agreements with buyers.
African Future Farmers (AFF) recognizes the importance of opening a Research and Development Center (RDC) in strengthening research for development in Benin. The RDC will support formal and informal training activities as part of the AFF strategy to improve food security and reduce poverty in the region. AFF use a variety of training approaches, which include individual short-term and long-term courses and group trainings. The following are our focus:
– Production & Processing Techniques
– Risk Management & Quality Control
– Distribution & Marketing
– Income & Household Resources Management