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  1. In order to be fully productive, small farmers, fisher folk, livestock keepers and forest users in developing countries are in need of services that are often lacking in rural areas. Cooperatives and producer organizations provide an array of services ranging from: 1)Enhancing access to and...
     
  2. 2015-04-30 This article will focus on the benefits of co-ops operating by and for small-scale farmers in rural communities in Sub-Saharan Africa. The most basic definition of a co-op is local farmers pooling their resources to improve the means of acquiring products essential to farming, as well as...  
  3. This report comprises 13 case stories produced through the Experience Capitalization project implemented by CTA in different parts of the world. These cases are from farmer organisations working in East Africa: the Uganda National Farmers Federation, the Kenya National Farmers Federation, the...  
  4. 2015-07-23 In EDN 127, Dick Tinsley and David Headley appear to offer somewhat contradictory visions regarding the value of farmers’ co-operatives. When such contradictory advice appears, it often points to an area of underappreciated complexity. Thus, rather than throw our hands up in frustration, we...  
  5. We, the North West Pig Farmers Co-operative, NOWEPIFAC, are a group of enthusiastic pig farmers in Cameroon. Our motto is "Fighting the Feed, Marketing and Disease Crisis of Pig farming". We have many ideas and are very keen to develop its skills in pig farming.  
  6. This publication is intended to serve as a guide to support farmers' groups through the difficult process of starting a cooperative business and to help them find their way and make their own choices in developing a successful enterprise.  
  7. 2015-04-28 Recent growth in global commodity prices, as well as expansion of domestic and export markets among emerging economies, translates to new and better opportunities for smallholder farmers in the developing world to access these markets. Increased production of high value horticulture crops in...  
  8. 2015-07-23 Good intentions and viable solutions will have little impact unless we engage with farmers in ways that are meaningful to them. Farmers put a great deal of confidence in what they learn from fellow farmers’ experiences, and they are more likely to trust what they see over what they hear....  
  9. Through North Carolina Cooperative Extension the vegetable specialists provides valuable research and relevant information to vegetable growers. Specialists support the industry by addressing organic, sustainable and economic solutions for soil fertility, weed, insect and disease control.NC State...  
  10. Through North Carolina Cooperative Extension the vegetable specialists provides valuable research and relevant information to vegetable growers. Specialists support the industry by addressing organic, sustainable and economic solutions for soil fertility, weed, insect and disease control.NC State...