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

How to involve farmers in agricultural sector support?

The request of the Dutch Economic Mission in Myanmar has asked Agriterra to explore/study at short notice opportunities and constrainst of farmer involvement in Dutch agricultural sector support (vegetables, seed, potatoes, dairying). This requests offers a unique opportunity to prove the [...]

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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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Developing Sustainable Agro-Enterprise and Marketing for the Small Farmers in Mindanao”

The project Developing Sustainable Agro-enterprise and Marketing for the Small Farmers in Mindanao is a three year project that started in January 2012 and will culminate in December 2014. The project aims to increase the income of the [...]

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All tea is sold out!

An example of Kanyam Tea Cooperative, a successful small tea cooperative in Nepal Kanyam tea cooperative was established 8 years [...]
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Rijk Zwaan China cooperates with Agriterra

Rijk Zwaan China and Agriterra have cooperated successfully in a two-days’ workshop at the Ziyang Vegetable Federation in Sichuan, [...]
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Internal capitalization

As a duty, a cooperative should add value to three of its key stakeholders: owners, investors, and customers. In [...]
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