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

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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Start of processing plant

2014 will be a very important year for Mukurwe-ini. In May they have to start re-paying the loan. This means that the processing plant should be operational in April. Agriterra started supporting Mukurwe-ini in September 2012. Agriterra’s support to Mukurwe-ini Dairy [...]

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Ankole: preparing for setting up its own coffee factory

Ankole Coffee Producer Cooperative Union Ltd (ACPCU) is specialized in the commercialization and marketing of coffee, 90% Robusta and 10% Arabica. In 2011 Agriterra supported Ankole with a feasability study and business plan to acquire mobile washing stations for washed [...]

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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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