For cooperatives that want to take their businesses to the next level, for farmers who want to better represent their members' interests and to successfully negotiate with policy makers or for services-oriented cooperatives that want to have professional, well informed and committed members, Agriterra provides expert advice and guidance.Read more
Agriterra, KIT Royal Tropical Institute, Moyee Coffee, and the Food & Business Knowledge Platform – are pleased to invite you to the workshop ‘Understanding Agribusiness-Based Advisory Services – Findings of a learning trajectory.’
The workshop will covering the findings of the recent work published in Understanding Agribusiness-based Advisory Services. You can also download the four page executive summary.
11 June 2018, The Hague: The Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs has granted funding of €39.5 million to implement a 5-year Climate Smart Agriculture programme in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda to a consortium led by SNV Netherlands Development Organisation, in partnership with Wageningen University and Research, CGIAR’s Climate Change Agriculture and Food Security Programme, Agriterra, and Rabo Partnerships.
This initiative will significantly contribute to the Netherlands’ international commitments on climate change.Read more
On Tuesday 12 June, Director Kees Blokland of Agriterra concluded an agreement with H.E. Dr. Aung Thu, Minister of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Irrigation of Myanmar to renew and strengthen the cooperative sector there.Read more
An internship blog by Florian Pinkepank
In this blog I am documenting my experience during my Agriterra Internship about the implementation of the Farmers Advocacy Consultation Tool (FACT). The methodology of FACT consists of four pillars, consultation, participatory research, smart proposal writing and stakeholder analysis and is meant to empower farmers to voice their opinions.
In fact, the Kenyan government is supposed to spend 10% of their budget on rural development. However, only 3% is made available. Agriterra believes, that if good and well plans can be delivered, that more money will be spend on Rural Development.Read more
Despite the discovered potential for the sunflower in a previous value creator report, the cooperatives lack marketing strategies and their desire is to see the sunflower business expand in their various cooperatives. Hence, getting a marketing strategy will put these Cooperatives a step ahead in becoming income secure.Read more
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