Increasing crop yields through dynamic private sector partnerships.
Over half of the farmers in southern Bangladesh lack access to affordable farm machinery such as irrigation pumps, seeders, and reapers. iDE promotes technologies that generate the best returns for rural farmers at an affordable price. We demonstrate the commercial value of these technologies at the national level with machine manufacturers and importers, while simultaneously building the capabilities of rural dealers, mechanics, and critical last-mile machinery service providers.
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