On July 20th, FFF phase II (2018-2022) was launched in Rome. In the panel discussion AgriCord’s CEO Hannelore Beerlandt emphasized the importance of FFF as a key partner in FO lead advocacy efforts. Joint advocacy opportunities of AgriCord and FFF will be explored and up-scaled during the FFF phase II, especially fomenting advocacy synergies at the country level.
AgriCord and partners launch phase II of the Forest and Farm Facility initiative
FAO-AgriCord partnership supporting forest producer organisations: first results
The Phase I of the FAO-hosted Forest and Farm Facility (FFF) came to an end in 2017. FAO and AgriCord had signed a partnership agreement in 2014, which pledged a total of 1 million
European Development Days: conclusions on FOs role in women farmers’ economic empowerment
AgriCord partnered with FAO -hosted Forest and Farm Facility in a panel discussion on rural women in decision-making and entrepreneurship: forest and farm producer organisations and cooperatives ha
Digitalisation for development: benefits for farmers' organisations, June 21, Brussels
From access to inputs to trading, from individual smallholder households to well-established cooperatives, from smartphone applications to satellite imaging technology, digital technologies offer c
African agriculture adressing the demographic challenge
The French agri-agency, Afdi, jointly with the French National Federation of Agricultural Holders' Unions (FNSEA) and the Young
Pooling of instruments within the alliance: A toolbox for collective marketing
UPA-DI, the canadian agri-agency, has made a toolbox of instruments to support farmers'organisations (FO’s) for collective marketing of their products.
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.