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Rural Infrastructure and Agro-Industries Division

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02 Apr 2014

Agricultural Investment Training and Investors Forum

Rome, 18 March 2014
FAO’s Rural Infrastructure and Agro-Industries Division (AGS) organized the Agricultural Investment Training and Investors Forum held on 18 March 2014. Over 60 participants, including investment fund and technical assistance facility (TAF) managers as well as FAO, IFAD and UNIDO staff, joined the event.After a short session whereby UN agencies introduced [...]

    

The Rural Infrastructure and Agro-Industries Division advocates and supports the development of entrepreneurship in agricultural support services.
FAO members are assisted with appropriate policies, strategies and methodologies for strengthening agricultural support systems and the delivery of services as well as technologies for production and post-production activities. The Division aims to assist farms and agribusinesses in developing managerial and technical skills for supporting production, post-harvest, infrastructural, marketing and financial operations related to developing and improving efficiency, effectiveness, competitiveness, and profitability of agricultural and food enterprises.

The Division works in three groups:

  • Agribusiness and Finance Group
  • Agro-food Industries Group
  • Market Linkages and Value Chains Group

For more information, visit our Groups section