Who we are

Propcom Mai-karfi is an innovative, market-driven programme funded by the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) that aims to reduce poverty in Nigeria. The programme works with government, the private sector and businesses to enable rural markets to work better for the poor.

The programme uses a ‘making markets work for the poor (M4P)’ approach in creating systemic changes in agricultural and rural markets in northern Nigeria. We work with motivated partners in the private and public sectors to deliver the programme’s goals and objectives.

The goal of the programme is ‘Increased incomes for the poor through enhanced employment opportunities in Northern Nigeria’ with an outcome of ‘Increased employment and improved productivity in selected agricultural and rural markets in Northern Nigeria.’

The programme expects to deliver the following results:

The programme outputs include, but are not limited to, the following:

Propcom Mai-karfi is planned and designed to be implemented as follows:

Propcom Mai-karfi is implemented in partnership with TechnoServe – www.technoserve.org.