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
Blog from Hilleke Ketelaar about her internship at Agriterra in Uganda
Four months ago, it was the first time in my life that I set foot on the fertile African soils, in Uganda to be specific. If somebody would have told me at the moment I stepped out of the plane, all the amazing things I would be going to do the next four months, I would had never believed it.Read more
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