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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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

Increasing output marketing through improving Union-Coop linkage, irrigation schemes, and quality management

Meki Batu Vegetables and Fruits Growers Cooperatives Union is a union with 7,994 members (18% - 1414 female) and 150 member primary cooperatives. The member cooperatives are found at 130 to 180 km South from Addis Ababa, where production of [...]

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Achieving advocacy results in 10 Vietnamese provinces: Piloting FACT

Agriterra is supporting and training staff and leaders from the Farmers Organisations in 10 provincies in 2015 to achieve lobby results for their members. A first training with 40 participants has been conducted in december 2014. The follow-up phase is [...]

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Promoting family farming

During the International year of Family Farming (2014) many events will take place in the world to make people aware of the role family farming plays in food security. The World Rural Forum (WRF) together with farmer organisations in 11 [...]

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Cooperatives active after earthquake

Mr Tamang, manager of one of the primary small farmers agricultural cooperatives in Dhading district shares his experiences how [...]
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Why are women important for agricultural cooperatives? Results from the Agriterra workshop for female leaders of agricultural cooperatives in Embu Kenya

It is 18th of May 2015, 29 female leaders of 10 agricultural cooperatives meet in Embu Kenya. The participating [...]
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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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