Kenya: OLX signs 15 per cent fertiliser discount deal for potato farmers

OLX Kenya Country Manager Peter Ndiang'ui. PHOTO | FILEOnline classifieds company OLX has signed a deal with Mavuno Fertilisers that will see farmers buy the input at a 15 per cent discount. OLX country manager Peter Ndiang’ui on Tuesday said the new deal would enable potato farmers who sell their products via the platform to order for fertiliser directly from Mavuno’s national depot. “Farmers have a challenge accessing fertiliser at an affordable price because the distribution infrastructure is not only inefficient but also fragmented and to some extent non-existent. Farmers now have a one-stop facility where they will order directly from the manufacturer and have the same delivered to them on the same day,” he said. More