Mali: Farmer’s Access to Capital Key to Food Security, Job Creation


Global Farmer Network member Amadou Sidibe from Mali was featured about a project he’s involved with in his home country in West Africa.

Growing Food in Mali For Mali by the USAID Development Credit Authority focuses on a major problem faced by farmers in many areas of the world.  “Access to credit for agriculture in Mali is one of the key constraints to growth in the sector” and was a major hurdle that impeded Amadou before working with this private capital project.

Once he was able to access capital for his business Sidibé Agro-techniques, Amadou has done amazing things…

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Amadou Sidibe

Amadou Sidibe

Amadou is an architect by trade, who invested in creating a high tech greenhouse to bring stable prices to off-season vegetables in Mali. The greenhouses use soilless production, climate control, misting, aluminum screen and water recycling.

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