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:

 

 

Cooperative Farmers’ Tour visualized

An impression of the exchange trip of representatives of agricultural cooperatives from Asia, Africa and Latin America to the Netherlands and Belgium

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5th General Assembly of Asian Farmers' Association

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

The Asian Farmers’ Association for Sustainable Rural Development (AFA) will hold the event entitled “AFA@10: Celebrating Successes, Taking On More Challenges: AFA Regional [...]
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100 jaar Europese landbouw op het Food Film Festival

Saturday, March 17, 2012

Tijdens Het Grote Landbouwdebat op het Food Film Festival spreken Europarlementariër Bas Eickhout (GroenLinks), Hans Huijbers (voorzitter ZLTO), Jaap Seidell (professor Voeding en [...]
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Finale event De Beste Boer 2012

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Ruim 800 teams strijden sinds januari in de online ondernemerscompetitie om de titel De Beste Boer 2012. Aan het einde van de wedstrijd [...]
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Projects

Agrihubs links agri businesses at national and local level

Agriterra supports for the third year the development of Agrihubs in six developing countries (Rwanda, Burundi, DR Congo, Kenya, Uganda, Benin) The seventh is on its way (Indonesia: the first Asian country with an Agrihub being developed). These Agrihubs bring [...]

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Enhancement in the livelihoods of farmers & rural women members

CKO (Confederation of Kisan Organisations) in Andhra Pradesh is strengthening MAC (Mutual Aided Cooperative) societies into viable commercial centres that serve their members in input supply, meaning that these MACs provide fertilisers, improved seeds and pesticides for a reliable price [...]

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Financial services for the poor

Mutual Aid Services (micro-insurance) NEFSCUN Mutual Aid is a cooperative based financial security system. It is aimed at pooling resources among members for those that are excluded from formal social protection mechanism under cooperative principles & values. This program started 5 [...]

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Less is more: fewer cashew trees and a bigger harvest!

Saidi Taibu is member since the beginning of the Tanzanian cashew nut company Masasi High Quality Farmers’ Products (MHQFP) [...]
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The importance of quality maize for farmers in Myanzi

The quality of produce that a farmer attempts to achieve is clearly dependent upon the target market. At the [...]
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Training fish farmers on Java: better incomes and a snowball effect!

Having a new house was Ju Sugiyanto’s dream. He would never imagine that only from three times harvesting from [...]
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