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June 6th, 2018 / African Farming, UK

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and Rabobank signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to renew their partnership to boost productivity for small farmers
Africa FarmingThe partnership between FAO and Rabobank began in 2013.

The partnership, which began in 2013, has helped small-scale farmers and cooperatives in developing countries become economically independent.

In Tanzania, the partners helped rice and cassava producer groups realise an eightfold increase in productivity by improving water, labour, storage and credit practices.

In Ethiopia, the FAO and Rabobank worked with local microfinance lenders to create jobs for the youth, while another project was focussed on helping local cooperatives by promoting conservation agriculture in Kenya. Read more