Jacob Ricker‐Gilbert, PhD
Associate Professor, Dept. of Agricultural Economics Purdue University
Managing Director for FPIL, Purdue University
Embedded Research Translation Lead:
Project Title: Building Sustainable Resilient Supply Chains: A model of Youth Input Resellers in Kenya
Sector: Food Security
Lead Institution: Purdue University
Co-PI Institution: Kenya Agricuture and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO)
Partner(s): Bell Industries Ltd.
Final Budget: $199,202
Project Length: 24 months
The overall project goal is: to develop sustainable and resilient supply- chains by having rural youth sell agricultural inputs to farmers who lack market access in Kenya.
Embedded Research Translation Product:
- Final project report
- Power point presentation
- Guidebook for private sector on how to work with vendors and engage rural youth
- Success stories
- Blog posts
- Workshop on rural youth input suppliers hosted by KALRO
Embedded Research Translation Audience:
Ministries (particularly looking a rural youth and urbanization), NGOs, private-sector companies, and the international development community as a whole.