To enhance horticultural competitiveness at the farm level by supporting access to knowledge, technology and finance, such as to increase long-term productivity and farm income of small land holders in an environment marked by changing market patterns and increased climate variability.
A.1 Enhance Availability and Adoption of Elite Planting Materials and Horticulture Technology Transfer
The main objectives of this sub-component are enhancing availability and adoption of improved true-to-type, disease-free, elite planting materials of horticulture crops by establishing a locally robust nursery industry capable of meeting demands for high quality and diverse planting materials; and supporting adaptive research and development, and dissemination of improved technologies to producers.
A.2 Promoting Climate Resilient Technologies and Adoption
The main objectives of this sub-component is to support sustainable increase in productivity of fruit crops, and promote the adoption of climate resilient, on-farm technologies.
A 3. Facilitation of Access to Financial Services and Building Financial Capability
The objective of this sub-component is to ensure that adoptee farmers have the financial capital to make the farm-level investments necessary to participate in the project and the financial capacity to do this in a responsible manner.