Of the 12 FMOs, 4 will be assigned in each district. Of the four in each district two will be agriculturist and two will be agriculture market development specialist.
The 6 FMOs will be responsible for Identify progressive farmers from among different communities such as FPOs or IFFCO to acquaint them with project activities and select most potential direct beneficiaries who will be willing to continue to use Gaps and improved technologies to improve productivity. These group will assist in training these farmers, organizing field days and establishing field days and crop cut. They should identify local youths who will help in bringing such farmers.
The other 6 FMOs will be responsible for developing markets for the farmers through identification of traders, dealers and supermarket outlets to link farmers directly selling their products through these groups. They will be responsible for assisting the business development specialists in carrying out training of retailers and dealers and linking farmers with these groups for accessing quality inputs and selling their quality outputs through this groups
International Fertilizer Development Center