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March 2012 Blog Posts (5)

The Regional MARKET INFORMATION SYMPOSIUMS: "THEME & QUOT" Reaching out to Small Holder farmers with Interactive Market Information Systems"

Following the previous years events, that covered the THEMES on ‘Relevance of Market Information to Farmer Entrepreneurship’ and “market information as leverage in national food security and sustainability of trade” , APF Market Information working group of 13 organizations namely:UCE, KRC, RIC-NET, CEFORD, ESAFF, EACG, KULIKA, HIVOS, AELBI, SNV, EAGC and Ssemwanga Center led by FIT…


Added by Hilda Kamali on March 27, 2012 at 9:47am — No Comments

Call for articles: Farmers and their organisations

Deadline: June 1st, 2012

Photo: Frank van Schoubroeck
Photo: Frank van Schoubroeck
All over the world farmers work together, in both formal and informal settings. Collective action can help farmers to have their voices heard in the political and commercial arena, to minimise risks, to strengthen their capacities and to secure property rights – all extremely challenging…

Added by Progreso Network on March 26, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

Rabobank partners with Rainforest Alliance

Rabobank Foundation recently entered into an agreement with Rainforest Alliance regarding a Sustainable Finance Initiative in Central and Latin America. This programme aims to enhance the flow of financing for millions of small farmers, enabling them to farm more sustainably, thereby reducing risks in agricultural commodity supply chains.


The decreasing availability of agri-commodities caused by social and environmental issues has prompted food and agribusiness…


Added by Progreso Network on March 20, 2012 at 9:16am — No Comments

Effective and feasible projects awarded and shared by the Pro-Climate Challenge in Kenya, India and Peru


The ProClimate challenge awarded the best practices on climate adaptation and mitigation of producer organisations in four categories: cocoa, coffee,…


Added by Progreso Network on March 19, 2012 at 11:06am — No Comments

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