Kenya Feed the Future Innovation Engine Wave 1 Award
Fredrick Muthuri, MD of Quest Laboratories Ltd. participated in the Kenya Feed the Future Innovation Engine Wave 1 Award. The awards were being conferred to SMEs for their innovativeness to a proposal call that was raised in 2013. Fredrick Muthuri, AAA member, is selected as one of the award recipients.
‘The innovation is about bringing crop production knowledge to the farmers doorstep through provision of extension services provided by Quest and agrodealers through a franchise arrangement. The package includes mobile
soil testing, seeds, fertilizer recommendations, custom blended fertilizers, pest scouting, controlled spraying by trained agrodealer team and link to a guaranteed market.’
In the picture are the head of the USAID mission in Kenya Karen Freeman and the Principal Secretary in the Ministry of industrialization and Enterprise Development Dr. Wilson Songa. With the microphone is Land O Lakes Chief of
Party Milton Lore. The Kenya Feed the Future Innovation Engine is run by Land O lakes.