Small Farmers,
Big Deal

The ‘Small Farmers, Big Deal’ initiative connects Dutch entrepreneurs to professional farmer cooperatives in Africa, Latin America and Asia. Agriterra makes doing business easy by connecting you to ambitious cooperatives with sought-after commodities. Within the programme Agriterra offers peer-to-peer advice from the top sector of Dutch agri & food industry to guarantee you a safe and stable business climate. Do you want to do business with these cooperatives?

Small Farmers,
Big Deal

The ‘Small Farmers, Big Deal’ initiative connects Dutch entrepreneurs to professional farmer cooperatives in Africa, Latin America and Asia. Agriterra makes doing business easy by connecting you to ambitious cooperatives with sought-after commodities. Within the programme Agriterra offers peer-to-peer advice from the top sector of Dutch agri & food industry to guarantee you a safe and stable business climate. Do you want to do business with these cooperatives?

Cases

Read some of the cases that show examples of working with smallscale-farmers

Stijn Swinkels

Chief New Business Development Officer at Bavaria

“We would love to develop a local chain of commodities, but we cannot do it by ourselves."

Wouter Fijnaut

‎CEO at Maas International Group BV

“This investment is good for Ethiopia. This way, more money stays in the country and we make a profit too with a guaranteed premium coffee.”

Joep van Balen

Product Development Manager Asia at Enza Zaden

"Supporting Nepalese seed farmers does justice to the corporate social responsibility we promote."

Gilbert Ghostine

Chief Executive Officer at Firmenich

"The Livelihoods Fund has an extensive network of companies and congenial NGOs. By investing in these, we can upscale our projects on responsible sourcing."

Renske Franken

Business developer, Dadtco

"We are the bridge between the cassava farmers who want to grow their crop for a market and the industry that needs high quality starch."

Martin Slot

Breeding & Production director at De Groot en Slot

“Without Agriterra, we would never have started the Niger project. We want to concentrate on researching varieties and facilitating the growth process. That is our expertise. But how to create and monitor a cooperative – that’s where Agriterra comes in.”

Jean-Marc Duvoisin

CEO, Nestlé Nespresso

“USAid’s investment helps us to further scale up our project in South Sudan. It ensures that even more farmers can export high quality coffee for a better price.”

Frank van Ooijen

Senior vice president Sustainability, Nutrition & Society at FrieslandCampina

“Creating added value for FrieslandCampina, the consumer and society at large is the leading principle underpinning our Corporate Social Responsibility policy.”

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Events

Terugblik Sustainable Sourcing Event 2017

May 29, 2017
Mauritshuis Den Haag

Sustainable Sourcing Event 2017

May 29, 2017
Mauritshuis Den Haag

Young dairy farmers discuss cooperatives

October 14, 2016
Amsterdam
See all the events