Posted By in AgriProFocus Netherlands
Posted 17 October 2018 at 10:42

Campaign and pop-up market promoting local products

We celebrated the launching ceremony of the campaign ‘’I eat local and you’’ and the opening of the pops markets promoting local products processed from Niger.

This launch took place on Saturday October 13th, 2018 at ‘’Palais du 29 Juillet de Niamey” under the chairmanship of the “Ministre, Haut commissariat à l’initative 3N”, in the presence of the Governor of the region of Niamey, representatives of the diplomatic, institutions of the Republic, NGOs, technical and financial partners, banks and financial institutions, civil society organizations, farmers' organizations, agribusinesses enterprises

• More than 400 people took part in the ceremony; all these participants visited the exhibition stands.

• 20 exhibition stands

• 40 women and young transformers

• Exhibitors sell between 30.000-150.000CFA

• 10 to 30 relationships by exhibitor.

After the official launch, more than 200 other people visited the exhibition s

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Wim Goris thanks for sharing, madame Zeinabou. The focus of the campaign is really spot-on for 2 reasons: it promotes products from local agri entrepreneurs and it reduces the carbon footprint of logistics. The same discussion is happening in Europe, targeting consumers to think about the origin of their food items. .. 

2 months 3 weeks ago


Talkshow Menjadi Petani itu Kekinian

Event posted by in Youth in Farming Indonesia
  23 September 2017 - 10:00 to 24 September 2017 - 18:30
  Bogor, West Java, Indonesia

Talkshow "Menjadi Petani itu Kekinian"

Untuk menekankan kembali pentingnya regenerasi petani di tengah berbagai tantangan pertanian di Indonesia saat ini sekaligus memperingati Hari Tani 2017, anggota Komunitas Inovasi Anak Muda dan Pertanian menyelenggarakan Talkshow “Menjadi Petani itu Kekinian” dengan menghadirkan 10 finalis Duta Petani Muda 2016. Kegiatan ini diselenggarakan KRKP dengan dukungan dari Oxfam di Indonesia dan AgriProFocus. Acara ini akan diadakan 2 kali yaitu:

23 September 2017 di Botani Square,

Lantai 2 (depan XXI)

mulai pukul 17.00-18.30 WIB

24 September 2017 di Gedung Kuliah A,

Departemen Proteksi Tanaman IPB Darmaga

mulai pukul 10.00-12.00 WIB.

Talkshow terbuka untuk umum dengan kursi terbatas. Silakan kontak panitia (KRKP) di:

085364473739 (Widya) atau 085288820497 (Yuliana) | email: |

Komunitas Inovasi Anak Muda dan Pertanian yang berada dalam payung jaringan AgriProFocus telah melakukan kampanye bersama sejak 2014. Tujua

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Free online course: Nutritional Behaviour Change at the BoP

Event posted by in AgriProFocus Netherlands
  28 November 2016 to 26 December 2016 - All Day Event

Welcome to the online bootcamp on nutritional behaviour change at the Base of the Pyramid! With ‘behavioural change’ (BC), we refer to the theories and strategies that enable a modification of human behaviour. This is a topic that has become increasingly relevant in the development of effective marketing strategies.

register for free here!

What you will learn

This bootcamp covers the key principles, and supports you in the design of a behaviour change strategy to achieve improved nutrition behaviours in low-income markets. After this bootcamp, you will know which steps to take, and how to impact the nutrition practices of your low- income consumers target groups.

Structure of online bootcamp

The online course is structured in 4 modules and runs over a 4-week period, that’s why we call it a ‘bootcamp’! Each module consists of videos, background reading material and an assignment. On the module level there is room to interact with other course participants. A team of experts is avail

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Netherlands
Posted 9 November 2016 at 03:08

Upcoming bootcamp: How to achieve nutritional behaviour change in BoP settings?

On November 28th, the Inclusive Business Accelerator is launching the ‘Nutritional behaviour change at the BoP’ bootcamp. This is a fantastic opportunity to get tools and guidance on developing a successful behaviour change campaign for your nutrition project. Sign up now!

Did you know that if unhealthy food is harder for you to reach at a buffet, you are more likely to choose a healthy option? In fact, studies have shown that in this scenario healthy options sales increase by up to 18%.1 This is one example of a behaviour change tactic, the topic of the Inclusive Business Accelerator’s upcoming bootcamp developed in collaboration with the Amsterdam Initiative against Malnutrition (AIM).

AIM brings together more than 30 partners representing businesses, governments, NGOs and knowledge institutes to develop innovative solutions to tackle malnutrition. Many of AIM’s projects offer new food products, ways of

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victor FUILA Evidemment, les grandes villes et autres centres plus attractfs se sont vu développer des "fast-food" et d'autres mode et methodes plus modernes, mais les personnes à faible revenu ainsi que les paysans de l'arrière-pays avec les aliments traditionnels sont des cibles où des efforts devraient être consentis pour améliorer les comportements alimentaires; les paysans petits-producteurs se cantonnent de conserver les anciennes habitudes alors que le monde évolue avec de nouvelles methodes agricoles, il en est de même pour l'alimentation qui doit être développé et ainsi conscientiser la population à une nouvelle methode alimentaire c'est leur faciliter pas seulement l'accès mais simplifier leur mode d'alimentation par des methodes beaucoup plus modernes à l'exemple du projet MADIA EASY FOOD, qui initie un aliment complet, modernisé à partir d'une recette locale très prisée qui vient d'être révisitée et équilibrée dans les normes nutritionnelles requises, ce qui entraînerait de facto un mode d'alimentation rapide et facile surtout plus moderne.

1 year 4 months ago

Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 5 December 2015 at 05:09

World Soil Day Celebration, Ethiopian Soil Campaign

5th December 2015
At Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR) Compound, Addis Ababa
See Pictures HERE.

For the aim of reviewing activities and achievements of the ongoing Ethiopian Soil Campaign as well as for brainstorming on its continuation, World Soil Day celebrated today in Addis Ababa.

While the Deputy Representative of FAO, Mr. Mohammed Salih, opens the day with a speech, followed by Dr. Negash Demissie, President of Ethiopian Soil Science Society (ESSS). Then a number of Soil Scientists, Policy Makers, and Researchers have made informative and educational presentations for the over 90 audiences attended the celebration. The presentations will be shared with the overall report of Ethiopian Soil Campaign.

In order to get a hint on the achievements of the Soil Campaign as well as to get reflections of the participants of all campaign events, including the Ethiopian Soil Week, a Smartphone survey using Akvoflow App was

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Launch of Ethiopian National Soil Campaign

Event posted by in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
  06 June 2015, All Day Event
  Tropical Gardens, Addis Ababa

LAUNCH: Ethiopian National Soil Campaign

Saturday June 6, 2015 at Tropical Gardens

Dear AgriProFocus Ethiopia members,

On Saturday June 6 the Ethiopian National Soil Campaign will be launched by H.E. State Minister Ato Sileshi Getahin, in the Tropical Gardens, when we celebrate EARTH DAY with many other organizations.

You are most warmly invited to come. There will be many booths and activities and food. See for Earth Day

Of course in our SOIL Booth you can learn everything about the National Soil Campaign and soil health management issues.

Why? The United Nations has declared 2015 the International Year of the Soil, IYS. Ethiopia - Government, NGOs, funding agencies and businesses - have done quite a lot in recent years on improvement of soil health management. In this IYS we want to raise awareness about the importance of soil for our water, food and life. For recent activities and information, please follow

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