Agriterra supports farmers' organisations in fighting poverty, with advice from experts from the Dutch agricultural sector and with finance from the Dutch government. Our opinion is that strong farmers' organisations lead to more democracy, economic growth and a better distribution of income. We focus on economic development and work closely together with the Dutch agribusiness. This leads to results, which we achieve with the following three teams:

 

 

Organisational expertise complements investments

An inspiring pitch of Kees Blokland, CEO of Agriterra, about the importance of farmers and cooperatives.

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AgriCord board meeting & general assemblee

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

With respect to the agenda of the upcoming meetings in Senegal, the senaglese agri-agency Asprodeb prepares two days of field visits on 2nd [...]
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FoodFIRST Conference

Monday, June 22, 2015

On June 22 2015 the foodFIRST Conference ‘The Future of Farming and Food security in Africa’ will be held in Utrecht. The new [...]
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Projects

Enhancing Smallholder Commercialisation of Rice Farmers in Chinsali

Chinsali District Rice Association (CDRA) employs a private sector led market approach. This approach starts with the buyer (an identified local processing company called COMACO); CDRA will encourage farmers to produce what sells rather than the traditional method of producing [...]

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Youth is central advocacy theme in International Year of Family Farming

After the first FACT (Farmers Advocacy Consultation Tool) workshop held in The Philippines in July 2013 AFA is convinced that the theme youth should be central in its advocacy agenda in 2014, the International Year for Family Farming. AFA shows [...]

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Prepare for processing plant by taking manageable steps

In order to pursue the ambition to start up an own processing plant for pasteurising milk, Kiambaa conducted a feasibility study and subsequently, a business plan was elaborated. During the AGM of 30 October 2013, members agreed to continue the [...]

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East African grain cooperatives discuss about member commitment

Member commitment is an important base for the existence of cooperatives and a necessity for a cooperative to perform [...]
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MERU Dairy update, info fresh from experts in Kenya!

Agriterra has been supporting Meru Central Dairy since 2013 in order to improve its business, realise increased production and [...]
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How skills and knowledge training grow business

Yvonne Muma a 44 year old mother of 6 children and married to Mr Kabuswe, of Kampumbu agriculture camp, [...]
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