Posts Tagged: 'AGCO Agriculture Foundation'

AGCO Agriculture Foundation’s Poultry Project Empowers Farming Communities to Optimize the Growing Poultry Market in Zambia

The coronavirus pandemic has exposed difficulties facing Africa's poultry industry, including day-old chick price volatility, limited access to quality inputs, and lack of skills and knowledge of production and marketing. Alternatively, the pandemic has shown the potential of the poultry sector to help address food insecurity for millions of marginalized households.

Helping refugees become farmers in one of Africa’s largest refugee complexes

Deko Boray Sagar, a mother of six, said, “In the past, my children were malnourished because of poor food varieties. Since I started growing vegetables and fruits, I have been able to feed my children a more nutritious diet. This is one of the greatest benefits of this project, and I’m grateful for this support.”

The Five Key Focus Areas of the AGCO Agriculture Foundation

As the demand for nutrition and especially protein changes, so are our technical and philanthropic solutions. The AGCO Agriculture Foundation is a testament to AGCO’s commitment to support our farmers feeding the world. Our objective is to develop and expand benevolent initiatives that contribute to global food security, support sustainable agriculture development and have a positive footprint in developing countries.