Kenya Organic Finest Aromas (KOFA) Ltd
Promoting organic farming to create sustainable incomes for small-scale farmers
The initiative seeks to address food insecurity and poverty among small-scale farmers in Kenya by providing them with certified organic farm inputs, training in organic farming techniques and marketing-related services to increase their profit margins and market access. KOFAr – Kenya Organic Finest Aromas Ltd – is a social marketing and distribution company launched in 2010 to promote organic farming among smallholder farmers in Kenya. The farmers are contracted by the initiative and receive organic farm inputs as well as training on how to apply organic farming techniques to recover soil fertility and improve yields. The marketing and distribution of organic farm products take place through the initiative’s network, targeting local and regional customers.
Kenya Organic Finest Aromas Ltd coordinates all activities, including the distribution of organic farming inputs and the creation of links to markets.
KOAN provides capacity building and a networking forum for all institutions and farmers involved in organic farming.
Enablis East Africa offers training and business coaching and supplies collateral so that farmers can obtain bank loans.