Tina Napitupulu, (former) Country Coordinator, AgriProFocus Indonesia:
“The Young Agripreneurz Ambassador is a competition and campaign organised by the Innovation and Learning Community Youth and Agriculture under the AgriProFocus Indonesia network. The goal of the campaign was to promote agri-entrepreneurship among youth and make agriculture more attractive as a source of income. The chosen ambassadors set up a campaign to show the young generation that agribusiness is cool and there are young farmer entrepreneurs who have been successful in developing their agribusiness, especially in Indonesia. The candidates who entered the competition were provided with a series of trainings and classes, including IT and business, value chain analysis, but also training in leadership and public speaking. We visited companies, a school, and even held a press conference with much media attention.
Our network involved various members and stakeholde... Read more
L'’Organisation des Nations Unies pour l’Alimentation et l’Agriculture (FAO) a lancé un projet régional sur le développement des chaines de valeur agricoles en Afrique Sub-Saharienne. Ce projet envisage travailler avec les Petites et Moyennes Entreprises dans les domaines de l’agro-industrie et de l’agribusiness en vue de renforcer leurs capacités et compétitivité.
En partenariat avec le ‘’Réseau Africain des Incubateurs en Agribusiness’’ dénommé en Anglais ‘’African Agri-business Incubation Network’’ (AAIN), des PMEs actives dans le domaine de l’agribusiness et l’agro-industrie dans les pays bénéficiaires du projet (Bénin, Cameroun, Côte d’Ivoire, RDC, Ghana, Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tchad et al Zambie) seront sélectionnés pour prendre part à un programme de formation sur le thème ‘’Making Markets Matter’’ qui sera organisée en Afriq... Read more
Engagement of youth in agribusiness is currently high on the agenda of development cooperation and the network approach applied in Rwanda in 2016 turned out very effective. The AgriProFocus approach regarding Linking and Learning really came out as added value. There is a need for the young of the countries to exchange experiences, evaluate the start of their businesses, hear successes and challenges on a regional level.Potato
The participation of the DRC and Burundi teams in the Potato Week (funded by Agriterra and co-organ
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The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) in partnership with University of Dar es Salaam School of Business, the International Foundation for Science (IFS), and Regional Universities Forum (RUFORUM) invites you to participate in the course “Science and Leadership for Transforming Institutions” in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania from 27 February through 10 March 2017. This course is part of the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) 2015 -2020 Bilateral Capacity Building
Programme for Tanzania and other country programmes.
The overall objective of the course is to increase knowledge and competences in leadership and science to support young scientists in building more effective and robust institutions.
The course aims to give PhD students from African and European countries the opportunity to understand... Read more
It is 18th of May 2015, 29 female leaders of 10 agricultural cooperatives meet in Embu Kenya. The participating women are farmer leaders, managers and staff of cooperatives. They participate in a 3-day workshop on the role of women in their cooperatives. The workshop is organized by Agriterra and supported by AgriProFocus. Both organizations believe that including women is important for the business strategy of agricultural cooperatives. The workshop is facilitated by Angelica Senders, gender in value chain expert from AgriProFocus in The Netherlands, together with Trienke Elshof. Trienke is a female dairy farmer from the Netherlands and experienced board member in several cooperatives and other agriculture related policy bodies.
The first day starts with comparing ideas on the roles and capacities on men and women in the past and presen... Read more