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Backpack Farm Agriculture Program (Medea Group)

Aggreagating packages of green agri-tech and training exclusively to smallholder farmers in Kenya with multi-functional impacts.

  • Stage Concept Only
  • Industry Not Set
  • Location Kenya
  • Currency USD
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Company Summary

More than 20 million people in the Horn of Africa are in need of food aid. Simultaenously, the region offers production from an estimated 80-100 million smallholder farmers producing on 2-5 acres of land, 80% produced by women. Tthe Backpack Farm Agriculture Program (BPF) is is a modular system of green agri-tech inputs supporting production of 10 crop families packaged in ¼, ½ and 1 acre units coupled with finance & training.


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    Rachel M Zedeck
    Managing Director

    Rachel is responsible for incubating and launching the Backpack Farm Agriculture Program. She guides the organization with more than a decade of hands-on experience facilitating international business, local non-profit and social entrepreneurship in post-conflict countries including Kosovo, Jordan, Iraq, Kenya and Southern Sudan.Rachel founded Medea Group believing it is possible to “do good making money.”