CREATE empowers farmers to earn more from agriculture, transform their villages
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From tilling small fragmented farms and cultivating them with a wide array of crops, 73 farmers working together in Jyambere Muhinzi Cooperative in Gishari Sector of Rwamagana district in Rwanda’s Eastern Province now have more than 100ha of land under … Read More

Growing With Ethopia
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EUCORD has been collaborating with HEINEKEN, the Dutch government and local partners in Ethiopia including the Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA) on the CREATE Ethiopia project. Through this Public Private Partnership, we work to bring market-led solutions to Ethiopia and to … Read More

Op-Ed: Heineken CEO Jean-François van Boxmeer on Growing Agriculture in Africa
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By Jean-François van Boxmeer A version of this post originally appeared on the World Economic Forum blog. Sustainable commercial agricultural production is vital to the health and well-being of Africa’s economy and people. Smallholder farming accounts for the majority of … Read More

CREATE-ing LOCAL SOURCING OPPORTUNITIES
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Local sourcing is a key part of HEINEKEN’s partner for growth strategy and supporting the communities in which we operate is a central Company belief. To help financially empower farmers and their communities, we have set an ambitious target to … Read More

A Sustainable Growth Story
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A Sustainable Growth Story Local ingredients can make the best beer – and the best sense for the environment, for farmers, for communities, and for our business. A new partnership project to produce sorghum in East Africa could strengthen our … Read More

Regional Development-DRC
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REGIONAL WORKSHOP ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF RICE IN DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO From May 26 to May 27 2014, a regional workshop was held on rice value chain development at the Venus Hotel in Kinshasa, Congo, under the auspices of … Read More