UPA-DI, the canadian agri-agency, has made a toolbox of instruments to support farmers'organisations (FO’s) for collective marketing of their products.
Pooling of instruments within the alliance: A toolbox for collective marketing
Agri-agencies start process of harmonising joint service offer
Twelve member organisations of the AgriCord alliance gathered gathered in a workshop on 26 April in Leuven, Belgium, to launch an intense process of harmonising their joint service offer.
AgriCord and FFF to host panel discussion at 2018 European Development Days
AgriCord and Forest and Farm Facility (FFF) will organise a panel discussion during the 2018 European Development Days in Brussels. The event, titled "Forestry and Farms - A Women's Business", will take place on June 6th 2018.
Now available: methodology for the 2019 Access to Seeds Index
AgriCord supported the participation of Farmers’ Organisations in the development of the Access to Seeds Index methodology. The 2019 Index will assess the performance of seed companies in responding to smallholders’ needs in Western and Central Africa, Southern and Eastern Africa, Latin America and South-East Asia. More than 60 African, Asian and global seed companies will be evaluated on their efforts to support smallholder farmer productivity.
Asian Development Bank annual meeting: AgriCord to share vision on cooperatives for an inclusive economic growth
AgriTerra and AsiaDHRRA, jointly with Asian Farmers’ Association, will participate to the Civil Society Program (CSP) organised by Asian Development Bank (ADB) during its annual meeting, from 3-6 May 2018 in Manila. This multi-partners session will focus on the role of agricultural cooperatives in helping reduce poverty in the Asia Pacific region.
Strengthening producers in value chains: cocoa sectors in Cameroon, Indonesia, Madagascar and DR Congo
Cocoa is a product with high added value, and it constitutes an income supplement for many producers, especially since the price of cocoa has risen by about 25% since the early 2000s. However, the bargaining power of producers remains limited vis-à-vis collectors, wholesalers and export companies. As a result, the producer’s share of remuneration in the cocoa value chain is not increasing.
7th Potato Week : enabling environment for sustainable production, increased food security and income in Great Lakes region
Potatoes has continued to be an important food and cash crop in the great lakes sub-region. However, its development has been challenged by a number of factors which stakeholders along the potato chain saw that could be tackled through .
New partnership AgriCord & FAO: developing smallholders’ capacities to tackle climate change and improve livelihoods
AgriCord and FAO signed a in Rome on the 27th of February 2018. This agreement is a continuation of a successful partnership since 2012.
The Tipping Point, by Kees Blockland Director of Agriterra
How to move further on the road of rural development? Moving youth in or moving youth out agriculture and rural areas? How can agriculture create jobs?
Opening of a Joint Office of Agricord Alliance members in Burkina Faso: a new place of cooperation for Afdi, Fert and Trias
Since January 2018, a Joint Office in Ouagadougou is now open and gathers three agri-agencies active in West Africa: Agriculteurs Francais & Developpement International