Development cooperation ,28.06.2017

AgriCord vzw, The International Alliance of agri-agencies


Agricord is an initiative of professional farmers’ organisations and their cooperative businesses from countries in Europe, Canada; Africa and Asia, bundling their efforts for strengthening their colleagues in developing countries. The AgriCord alliance currently consists of 12 development agencies (agri-agencies) jointly managing and implementing one common development program Farmers Fighting Poverty (FFP). The proposed AgriCord programme to the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland, “Farmers Fighting Poverty programme - Improving farmers’ organisations’ access to Agricultural and Forestry Value Chains” –- covers a 2-year period (2018-2019). Core-funding for the AgriCord alliance will support two immediate objectives: 1. Improve farmers’ organisations’ and their members’ capacity to lobby for inclusive certification systems or for operational trade contracts regarding quality 2. Improve efficiency and effectiveness of aid channelled through Farmers Fighting Poverty and reinforced gender perspective The total budget requested for 2018-2019 is €800.000.

Funding decision  28.06.2017

200 000 €


  • 2018: 200 000 €

Objectives monitored by OECD's Development Assistance Committee

  • Trade development
  • Aid to environment
  • Climate change - mitigation
  • Gender equality
  • Participatory development/Good governance

Field of activity

  • Agricultural development 100%

Special target group

  • youth
  • indigenous peoples / ethnic minorities
  • Gender and sexual minorities

Funding channel




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