Radical Agricultural Transformation Initiative

We for Agriculture

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About RATI

Radical Agricultural Transformation Initiative

We are Transforming Agricultural System in Nigeria through guided principles with 3points Agenda; Production, Processing/Packaging & Marketing with the following vision:

  • To add value to agricultural products in Nigeria
  • To proffer solution to postharvest losses and absolute food importation
  • To ensure food security, end hunger and poverty in Nigeria
  • To create millions of jobs through different agricultural value addition

Our aim is to empower people who will provide solution to the problems in Agribusiness which we are trying to solve. Presently, we have nine (9) cooperatives we are working with and a total of about 4000 members currently receiving sensitization and incubation

Development

In Capacity Developments and Skill Acquisitions

Capacity Building Outreach in food processing to Women Cooperatives. We provide capacity building programs, technical support in the form of training and technology transfer to potential and existing food processors which includes startups and women cooperatives. They get access to complete support which includes backwards and forward integrations strategies, branding, packaging, food processing licensing as well as market linkages to enable them to contribute a solution to the agricultural postharvest issues, food scarcity and importation of food that has local alternatives

Current Projects

IN TOMATO VALUE CHAIN

Facilitating 1ton/day cottage processing facilities across wastage prone region in northern Nigeria

IN RICE VALUE CHAIN

Influencing local rice processing and packaging by local communities through cooperatives or small businesses within the local community

IN GRAINS VALUE CHAIN

Processing Yellow Corn, Sorghum and Millet into Pap powder; a product of an alliance of individual cottage processors (http://salzgroup.com.ng)