• Discounts available: UC Berkeley Conference on Agrifood Supply Chains - April 18 - 20, 2017

    Hello! UC Berkeley is organizing a conference on Strategic Perspectives on Innovation in Agrifood Supply Chains: Profitability, Sustainability and Global Change from April 18 - 20, 2017, in Berkeley.   The progr...
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  • Solving World Hunger: The Complexity of Simple Solutions.pdf

    Solving World Hunger: The Complexity of Simple Solutions - IFT.org Read about three organizations tackling food insecurity in very different ways. Purdue's PICS storage bags drastically reduce crop postharvest losses...
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  • Call for applications: Executive Training on Sustainable Investments in Agriculture, July 12-21, 2017

    The Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI) is pleased to announce that applications are open for our Executive Training on Sustainable Investments in Agriculture, which will be held at Columbia University fr...
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  • We are looking for partners

    Small-scale farming is the principal source of livelihood for many in Kenya. Agriculture provides 71 percent of employment and accounts for over 25 percent of Kenya‘s GDP. One of the best ways to increase the in...
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  • FARMERS EMPOWERMENT AND DEVELOPMENT

    Agriculture plays a crucial role and it is the backbone of the third world economies; providing food, raw materials and employment to a very large proportion of the population. The importance of agriculture cannot be...
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  • Some advice on marketing to the base of the pyramid from Nutrivida

    Nutrivida is a business in Costa Rica that sells fortified food to base of the pyramid customers. It outlines seven principles to follow when designing, marketing, and distributing your product that will help you sell...
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  • Group Integrity

    Group Integrity supports audit management, audit documentation, non-compliance follow-up, external reporting (market, certification) and internal quality verification system management processes (e.g. ICS, PGS, and GL...
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  • John Deere

    John Deere, a blacksmith and inventor, started his company in 1837 in Decatur, IL with his creation of the Self-Scouring Plow. Almost 200 years later, the company is still offering inventive technology to farmers. For...
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  • Growing Prosperity: Developing Repeatable Models to Scale Agriculture Innovations

    While there is extensive literature on agriculture in the developing world, it focuses primarily on the actions of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), aid agencies and governments, as well as on farmers’ decis...
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  • CHANGING PEOPLE'S MENTALITY FOR BETTER

    The big challenges of working or getting things done in Africa are, the slow process of getting things done and the corruption.  All American firms who are trying to accomplish their contractual responsibilities ...
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  • Complete Inclusivity: How Group Integrity is helping grower groups access the global market

    As featured in The Organic Standard Issue 165... When was the last time you ate a piece of certified organic chocolate or drank a cup of certified organic coffee? Chances are good that either one of these products...
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  • FarmLogics Contract Farming Management Solution

    With FarmLogics Contract farming solution, you benefit to manage your Farm groups and operations more efficiently and effectively. FarmLogics gives you precise information on your operative parameters and KPIs enablin...
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  • Post Harvest Loss Reduction:Organic Fertilizer Pellets Processing

    Organic fertilizer pellet can be produced by recycling wastes from the farm including weeds.Processing your farm wastes into fertilizer is another sure way of reducing post harvest waste/losses. With modern technologi...
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  • Smoked Fish

    Fish smoking is a method used in processing and preserving of fish. This business is predominant among rural smallholder fish farmers in southern coastal towns of rural Nigeria.The fish is washed, treated with salt to...
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  • Stimulating Economic Activities among Smallholder Farmers

    In what ways can investors and entrepreneurs stimulate local economies to benefit smallholder farmers in the rural areas so as to encourage them toward higher productivity?  
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  • trifixN Nitrogen Solution for Smallholder Farmers.pdf

    trifixN is a high concentrated, plant growth promoting, microbial inoculate capable of delivering a crop with up to 30 kg/N/ha. This delivery of nitrogen is achieved through the nitrogen fixation capacity of the benef...
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  • Many Uses of Potatoes

    Potatoes are food crops found in many countries of the world. It serves as food and raw materials for many homes and  industries. With an innovative technology there are so many food and other products that can b...
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  • A Case Study on Women Entrepreneurs in Bangladesh

    Empowering Women Entrepreneurs in Bangladesh | Center for International Private Enterprise Since the 1980s, a remarkable transformation has been underway in Bangladesh. Once the scene of chronic famine, the country is...
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  • New Jobs in Agriculture

    Cities are growing – in Africa the city population is rising by 40,000 people every day. This trend puts pressure on cost and availability of food in cities. But two or three hours’ drive away from the cit...
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  • It’s in the Bag: The Story of Purdue Improved Crop Storage Bag (PICS)

    Farmers at every level in Kenya’s staple sectors experience postharvest losses. In fact, it is not uncommon for a farmer to lose one-third of her maize as a result of poor storage and pest infestation. To addres...
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