For my internship at Agriterra I am working in Zambia with a farmer’s association called ‘the Nyimba District Farmers Association’ or NDFA. The NDFA is an association which delivers a wide variety of services, from providing input to educating farmers on matters such as climate smart agriculture and record keeping.Read more
In the final conclusion of the exchange visit from 21st to 28th November, the Vietnamese delegation stated the importance of a future collaboration with Agriterra and the pioneering experience and knowledge that was gained during the week. In general, the exchange week focused on Cooperative development and technology, access to finance for cooperatives and land consolidation.
Yesterday, Tuesday 21st November, Director Kees Blokland of Agriterra signed an agreement with the Ethiopian Ministry of Agriculture to modernise and strengthen the cooperative sector. Ethiopia has around 381 cooperative Unions and more than 80,000 cooperatives.Read more
As a result of the Vietnamese Cooperative Development Plan, which was signed during the closing ceremony of the regional conference on food security in Hanoi in March 2017 we are happy to welcome the delegation of Vietnamese Agriculture, Planning and Investment ministers, representatives of banks and our Vietnamese cooperative partners in the Netherlands today.Read more
The training, which lasted 4 days, took place at VETA Hotel in Dodoma Region, Central Tanzania, from 7th to 10th of November 2017. Read the full story about a successful training, acquired knowledge and skilled coaches.Read more
In the history of agricultural cooperative development, the creation of added value by the cooperative has often been the key for its success; dairy, sugar, potato starch and fries, etc. And when high tech industries are required and large investments involved, it is probably the only way to create this added value for farmer produce.Read more
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