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Kibinge Coffee Farmers’ Co-operative Society in Uganda

Kibinge Coffee Farmers' Co-operative Society in Uganda did go through a successful year in 2016! Its ambitions in the areas of financial management, memberships, processing and sales are limitless. The coffee farmers keep being ambitious: their dream is to set up their own processing factory in the near future. This would be another big step forward in professionalising Kibinge Coffee Cooperative.

Tierra Nueva and ACODEA – a success story from Nicaragua

The cooperative Tierra Nueva was established in 1997, with 23 members to market better prices for their organic coffee. At that time, farmers had to accept high variations in the market price as middlemen were the only buyers rotating through the villages. A lot has changed in the last 20 years and a new collaboration with ACODEA, an agri-agency that helps to [...]

Vietnam Cooperative Development Plan

As a result of the Vietnamese Cooperative Development Plan, which was signed during the closing ceremony of the regional conference on food security in Hanoi in March 2017 Agriterra was happy to welcome the delegation of Vietnamese Agriculture, Planning and Investment ministers, representatives of banks and our Vietnamese cooperative partners in the Netherlands. "We feel greatly connected to the Vietnamese pursuit of having farmers [...]

Sol & Café in Peru: a coffee cooperative that delivers outstanding coffee

Sol & Cafe is a cooperative of farmers, with more then 1000 members, producing coffee, cacao, rice and other products. Their relationship with Agriterra began in 2012. They have worked very interesting topics for the development of the capacities and training in financial management of the members, board members and all the staff. The cooperative also has put more energy in engaging [...]

Coopecan – a success story 4,000 – 5,500 meters above sea level

Coopecan is a cooperative of alpaca shepherds/producers in Peru. The cooperative has more than 1000 members. Coopecan is improving the quality of the pastures to improve the production of the alpaca fibre. The fibres are processed in a plant in Arequipa for export. Coopecan cooperates with Agriterra since 2011 and Agriterra supports them to set up their own factory. Coopecan is able to pay [...]

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