EXPERTISE

Agriculture development

We support aid to the agriculture, forestry, fishery and rural development sectors. Global demand for food is expected to increase dramatically, while the growing world population and climate change are already affecting farming practices and productivity. We focus on food security issues.

Services:

  • Supporting capacity development, including private sector, producer organisations, research and extension institutions, government agencies, rural financial institutions, and civil society.
  • Areas from agricultural research and policy analysis to essential skills needed to create and run farmer associations and agribusinesses.
  • Agribusiness, value chain, building an enabling environment for private sector investment, development of toolkits to support value chain development.

R4SD experience:

Agricultural Credit in the Philippines
Forest Management in Vietnam