Subsistence farming is an interim relief to farmers for lack of credit and inputs
To alleviate poverty among women in rural areas and consequently that of their families, OFED
- Helps women move from subsistence farming to market-oriented agriculture.
- Provides women farmers easier access to credit to acquire new technology and other farm inputs, rent agricultural labor forces and initiate other income-generating activities.
- Fosters the creation of women-only cooperatives and strengthens the existing ones by improving coordination, sustainability, and participation in the decision-making process.
- Provides training to women organized in cooperatives and associations.
OFED's projects objectives entail
- Enhancing women's managerial and financial skills to ensure sustained and superior output.
- Familiarizing women with water management, irrigation systems, and marketing intelligence systems in order to better adjust to market trends, plan and control their production and set up appropriate marketing strategies.
- Developing infrastructure such as roads to help them dispose of their production.
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