The private partners can be food and beverage companies and animal feed producers with a strong focus on local sourcing of raw materials. They often need an intermediary to work with the farmers. EUCORD is the link between agribusiness and farmers, acting as mediator to teach, train and ensure the quality control, proper use of irrigation, fertilizer, harvest, and post-harvest handling to ensure quantity and quality of raw products. The public partners can be the Ministry of Agriculture and its local branches with whom we partner to build the capacity of farmers. EUCORD also collaborates with national agricultural research institutes to transfer technologies developed by these institutes. These partnerships are a perfect match of objectives: EUCORD is looking for a stable, long-term markets to foster economic growth in African communities. Private partners are looking for good quality products, a stable long-term market, and agricultural expertise.