Sustainable Food Value Chains Knowledge Platform

Course on Agribusiness Management for Producers' Associations


This training package is aimed at improving the agribusiness management capabilities of leaders and managers of producers' associations as well as those of technicians from government, NGOs and the private sector, who provide technical assistance to agro-enterprises. The main target of this training manual package is small and medium size producers’ associations with experience in production and marketing of agricultural products. The manual includes four main modules: Module 1: Agrofood systems and chains; Module 2: Organization principles for producers' associations; Module 3: Planning for producers' associations; Module 4: Post-harvest and marketing. An additional module is provided on business management for small-scale agro-enterprises and there are a set of regionally focused case studies. A capacity building manual for facilitator's is also provided.

Countries: Non-country specific
Commodities: Non-Commodity specific
Topics: SFVC development in general, Associations of value chain actors
Personal author: Pilar Santacoloma, Alexandra Rottger, Florence Tartanac
Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Category: Field-based materials
Level Suitability: Advanced
References: EN