- Country: Zambia
- Website: http://www.amatheon-agri.com
- Award period: March 2017 - August 2018
Amatheon, a Zambian agricultural company, produces on a large-scale farm and by sourcing from smallholder outgrowers. It is expanding its outgrower scheme, which provides free training in conservation farming and business skills, access to inputs and markets, and facilitates linkage between emerging farmers and financial services, by establishing 20 new rural aggregation and input depots and one new seed bank.
Outcome: Amatheon is integrating 6,000 additional smallholder farmers into its outgrower scheme, providing access to higher value markets, enhancing productivity and incomes, increasing access to finance and inputs, and improving food security and nutrition.