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Building Farmer Organizations' business capacity

04 May 2010

FAO is organizing a series of regional training workshops for farmer organizations (FO) that bring together representatives from regional and national farmer organizations and agribusiness.  The objective is to identify capacity building strategies that FOs and networks at the regional, national and sub-national level can promote in order to support smallholders become reliable and profitable suppliers for the agribusiness sector.  Training workshops for FO have already been organised in Eastern and Southern Africa, the Pacific region and the Caribbean. Similar workshops are currently being organised in West and Central Africa, as well as follow-up training workshops.