AGRICULTURE

“Agricultural development is one of the most powerful tools to end extreme poverty, boost shared prosperity and feed a projected 9.7 billion people by 2050.” – World Bank

The Challenge

According to the World Bank, agricultural development has the largest impact of any sector on poverty reduction. Yet in spite of global productivity gains over the past few decades, some 821 million people continue to suffer from undernourishment and the agricultural sector is facing a set of unprecedented challenges. Population growth continues to place pressure on supply, with climate change presenting an ever-increasing threat to crop yields.

Further advances must therefore urgently be made in order to maintain global food security for current and future generations.

OUR SERVICES

1. Agricultural supplies

At Season Development, we supply UN agencies, NGOs and private sector companies with the following product categories:

We source these products with great care in line with international regulations and specifications. This in, turn, satisfies the demand among rural communities for strong crop yields, durable tools and healthy livestock.

Please contact us to request a quotation or enquire about product specifications.

Please note that we can also source a large number of products outside of our regular offering from Season Development’s international network of suppliers.

2. Agricultural distributorships

Accessing developing agricultural markets can be challenging. From setting up distribution channels to identifying vendors, it can be difficult to get a foot on the ladder. With warehouse facilities across rural Africa and beyond, Season Development can help your agricultural products gain rapid traction in the developing world.

Contact us to discuss a potential distributorship agreement – we’ve helped many companies to distribute their products and stand ready to assist you.

3. Project Management and Consulting

From improving crop yields to optimising supply chains, our in-house Project Management team stands ready to formulate and execute actionable solutions to today’s most critical agricultural challenges. Moreover, our international network allows us to tap into a wealth of international expertise and we often work in consortia with other companies, experts and organisations.

So whether you’re looking for a consortium partner or an independent project management team, contact us today and let’s find a way forward.

4. Agricultural logistics

With over ten years of experience delivering agricultural supplies across rural Africa and beyond, we can help organise your shipments or advise on the most efficient and cost-effective methods available. Click here to read more about our logistics offering or contact us to find out more.

Agricultural development in numbers

65% of the global extreme poor earning their livelihood from farming.

821m number of people remain undernourished worldwide.

3% to 10% Predicted loss of average global cereal yields for every 1°C increase in global warming.

30% Percentage of GDP contributed by agriculture in many developing countries.

70% Percentage of global water use taken up by agriculture

0.52% Percentage of GDP dedicated to agricultural R&D in developing countries, against 3.25% in developed economies.

Sources: United Nations 2019; World Bank Group 2020