Improving the Fertilizer Value Chain in Mali: Pathways Forward?

Veronique Theriault, Alpha Kergna, Abdramane Traoré, Bino Temé and Melinda Smale. 2016. Improving the Fertilizer Value Chain in Mali: Pathways Forward? Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy Research Brief 13 - EN. East Lansing: Michigan State University

KEY FINDINGS

  • There is a need to invest in data collection that will allow rigorous impact evaluations, including of the subsidy program.
  • Farmers who are members of cooperatives/associations have better access to fertilizer.
  • Incentives to use fertilizer vary with farming conditions, fertilizer quality and prices.

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