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Farmer Agency: a Practical Approach for Farmer-Inclusive Food Systems

Wageningen University
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Family farmers produce food for a rapidly growing and increasing urban population. How can farmer entrepreneurs improve their income and well-being through effective collective action? Join this course and take home many practical tools and approaches for promoting farmer entrepreneurship and strengthening farmers’ organisations.

Upon completion of the course you will:

  • To interpret farmer entrepreneurship in their own context;
  • To use methods and tools for farmer-inclusive agro-economic development;
  • To profile farmers to reveal their diversity and tailor interventions;
  • To assess the governance, management and performance of farmers’ organisations;
  • To analyse an agro-economic system including value chain and stakeholder mapping;
  • To strategize for improving farmers’ relations with other stakeholders, such as sourcing companies, financial institutions, research, extension and others;
  • To plan and accompany the development of agribusiness cases piloted by farmers and their organisations.

Fee information

Price 2022: EUR 4850 This covers the tuition of the course. Since this course is online, there are no costs for accommodation, insurance or travel. Scholarship is applicable

How to Register

Registration form can be found below: