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

Admas farmer-led semi refinery and internal capitalization

After an intensive process of raising internal capital in 2013 and 2014, Admas has raised around 3.4 million ETB. Though this is quite an achievement, it was not sufficient to leverage a loan for the semi refinery. Through a social [...]

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Improved cooperative entrepreneurship in order to get access to finance

RUCU is a registered union under the cooperatives Act NO.20 of 2003 with registration number 5513, registered in 1995. The union is based in Rungwe district in the southern highlands of Tanzania, approximately 50Kms away from the Malawian border. The [...]

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support small tea farmers in entrepreneurship

Overall goal is to contribute in sustained rural poverty reduction of smallholder tea farmers of Eastern districts of Nepal by increasing their income, and equally empower small farmer based organisations to provide better technical and management services. Specific objectives of this [...]

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A glimpse inside

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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