Willèmke Boer is a Dutch student from HAS Den Bosch. She is in Kenya for three months to do an internship at Tuluga Dairy Cooperative. The main objective of the assignment will be to develop dairy quality control systems and develop a culture of quality focus in the dairy products. She wrote a blog about her first impressions.Read more
Agriterra reaches almost 700,000 farmers, organised in in more than 250 cooperatives.
We interviewed 7 farmers from Nepal (2), Peru, Uganda, Philippines, China and Ethiopia to find out if their situation has been changed.
How was their situation several years ago (or before their membership), what has happened during their membership, what were the most significant changes in their situation and how did the changes come about?
Below you can read the story of Pabitra Khatri from Nepal.Read more
‘Investing in Horticultural Development in Rwanda’ (HortInvest) is a four-year horticultural value chain-strengthening project funded by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands (EKN) in Rwanda. The project supports the overall objective of Rwandan National Horticulture Policy in terms of fast economic growth and rapid reduction of poverty and malnutrition in Rwanda, and focuses on the northwestern districts of Muhanga, Karongi, Rutsiro, Rubavu, Nyabihu and Ngororero. Led by SNV, the implementing consortium includes IDH – the Sustainable Trade Initiative, Wageningen University & Research, Agriterra and Holland Greentech.Read more
All Latin American steaks come from Argentina? Not anymore! 80.000 ranchers produce the best Bolivian natural beef and they are on the move. In Wageningen, a Memorandum of Understanding between the Confederation of Cattlemen of Bolivia (CONGABOL), the Wageningen University and Research and Agriterra has been signed. They will work together on technological research, training and exchange of knowledge and skills. The Ambassador of Bolivia, Dr Eduardo Rodriguez Veltzé stated during the meeting today “Bolivian business can be competitive worldwide. The formal signatures today provide new paths forward.”Read more
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