Volta Irrigation is an Agriculture project dedicated to increasing the productivity of smallholder farmers. We are a revenue-generating and environmentally restorative enterprise that aims to increase the profitability of smallholder farms through a focus on water usage. There are millions of smallholder farmers who are unable to harvest enough to feed and support their families simply because they lack access to the critical resources and tools they need. Our mission is to improve water management in agriculture to achieve Sustainable Development Goals on efficient use of water as well as on eliminating hunger and global poverty. We are working to increase the access to irrigation and finance for smallholder farmers across Africa, by providing them with a highly efficient, and affordable irrigation service, and matching this with the provision of quality seeds, fertilizers, compost, and other farming inputs that will ensure an increase in their productivity at the end of each season.
Village Capital’s Agriculture Africa 2019 Accelerator is focused on solutions that improve outcomes for small farmers and address food security issues. A few noteworthy… read more