AMEA Updates August 2023

All the latest news from the AMEA network. Updates on our BDS roadmap work, Local Network activities and key learning products.

AMEA Updates December 2022

All the latest news from the AMEA network. Updates on our latest funding, new local networks and current BDS and Access to Finance work.

Uganda cooperative database launch

Many rural, farmer-owned agribusinesses in Uganda are currently not managed professionally, which makes it difficult for these businesses to access inputs, services and finance. Additionally, organisations who work with cooperatives often deliver services in a fragmented, expensive and unsustainable way. AMEA aims to transform the way in which farmers and their organisations are supported. As […]

Meet our newest member: Lutheran World Federation

We are pleased to announce that the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) Uganda is joining AMEA. The LWF Uganda program has a proven track record of over 40 years of service in humanitarianism. With an affiliation to LWF World Service, LWF Uganda strives to alleviate poverty, resettle those displaced due to the insurgency and elevate the […]

We welcome ADC as a local member

We are happy to welcome the Agribusiness development Centre (ADC) as a new local member in Uganda! ADC focuses on improving the sustainability and self-sufficiency of Farmer Based Organisations and Cooperatives through capacity building and technical assistance in the areas of cooperative governance, financial literacy and financial management, access to markets and access to finance. […]

Uganda BDS survey validation workshop

One of AMEA’s focus areas for 2022 is understanding how to design and scale effective Business Development Services (BDS) for Farmer Organisations. Under this mandate, our Uganda Local Network, together with the Uganda Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industries and Fisheries (MAAIF) hosted a workshop on 27 April to validate a recent survey on BDS with […]

Get involved in the IWA 29 Systematic Review

You have two more weeks to provide your input for our “Professional Farmer Organisations – Guidelines” IWA 29 Systematic Review (the process to transition the IWA 29 into an International Standard). AMEA worked with NEN, the Dutch National Standardization Bureau  (a member of ISO), to develop the “Professional Farmer Organizations – Guidelines” (IWA 29) using an International Workshop […]