Following large companies like Cargill, Mars and Friesland Campina, small and medium-sized companies can also obtain products directly from farmers and their organizations in developing and emerging markets. Demand for agricultural products from Africa, Asia and Latin America is growing strongly. Direct cooperation with small-scale farmers offers Dutch companies future security of delivery.Read more
About two weeks ago Geerte de Bruijne started her internship at Meru County Coffee Millers Cooperative Union (MCCMCU) in Kenya. Her assignment entails implementing new management structure. However, before she was able to do so she had to take a local crash course in the coffee milling business.Read more
"What struck me when I got to know the factory that I will be working in and the people that I will be working with, is the professionalism that is already present here."
Intern Ties van Haperen went to Peru and wrote a blog about his first impressions.
As my time in Nepal comes to an end, I thought it would be a good idea to update everyone on my adventure here. Along with the local intern, Ankita, we spend the first few weeks at Nepal HQ working on translating and interpreting the new cooperative draft law here in Nepal.Read more
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