VTEM skitter
VTEM skitter
VTEM skitter
VTEM skitter
VTEM skitter
VTEM skitter
Banner Agrofood Training
 
 
The Food Bridge vzw adapted some sessions of the Agrofood Training for Nigerian small holder farmers, to fit with the Covid restrictions. Thus there will be virtual mentorship sessions. Our aim is to have established farmers and agrofood entrepreneurs share their experiences, not just the success stories but the challenges too. We will also actively work towards creating a mentorship scheme for those that partcipate in the training.
 
 
The first mentorship session will be at Yinka Adesola's organic farm in Ago Amodu, Saki East Local Government Area of Oyo State Nigeria. Yinka Adesola is an experienced organic Farmer, Trainer and consultant. She is also the co-Founder Farmvilla Resource Centre, an agribusiness training and consulting company . This session will be at10am on the 31st of March 2021. 
 
The next mentorship session will be facilitated by Dr Suzanne Awung, the Founder of the Forgotten Green Heroes and Suzy Farms Cameroon. She is a researcher, organic farmer and agrofood entrepreneurship facilitator.  She is an advocate of local solutions for sustainable farming in Africa and has trained many rural farmers on how to use local resources to improve their yields and income. This will be a two part session focusing first on crops and then livestock. The sessions will be on the 3rd and 17th of April 2021 at 11am.
 
Access to funding and financial resources is always a challenge to African Agrofood Entrepreneurs especially those in rural areas. Many of the producers do not even have information about government financial initiaves or external funding opprotunities. On the 26th of April 2021, Mr Levi Anyikwa, a Deputy Director at the Small amd Medium Enterprise Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), will be speaking at a session on accessing funds and government initiatives in Nigeria.

The next session of our Agrofood Entrepreneurship Training in Nigeria will focus on exporting food products from Nigeria. This session scheduled for the 3rd of June 2021 at 5pm Nigerian time is with Mr Arnold Jackson, Deputy Director/ Regional Coordinator South - East, Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC).

 
For more details contact : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Upcoming Events

There are no up-coming events

The Helping Hand Project

In collaboration with Kwabre Ne Sekyere Belgium,Mfantesman vzw,Voice of Women International, Kente FM and other African organizations, we are organizing "The Helping Hand project",is an action started in 2016, aimed at feeding the homeless in the Brussels area. We are in need of volunteers to help with the cooking, packing and distribution of food to the homeless and needy. We are also still looking for sponsors for this project. We do not accept funds but prefer sponsorship in the form of donations of desired food items, food packaging materials. if you are interested in giving a helping hand, contact us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Latest News

An Award for the Helping Hand Project An Award for the Helping Hand Project   The Food Bridge's Helping Hand Project received an award from the Ghanaian students union... More detail
Nigeria Farm to Kitchen Initiative Nigeria Farm to Kitchen Initiative Over the past year, the Food Bridge vzw and its partners have been organizing training and seminars... More detail
Netherlands Food Partnership: Food system transformation in the Global South   On Friday 15 October 2021, Netherlands Food Partnership is hosting a unique and uplifting... More detail
Register : Building Resilient, Inclusive and Secure Food Systems for Members of the OACPS Register : Building Resilient, Inclusive and Secure Food Systems for Members of the OACPS Redistration is open now for the  Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific... More detail
Accessing African Diaspora Food Market Accessing African Diaspora Food Market As part of the ongoing Agrofood Entrepreneurship Training, in collaboration with PROSI Group Austria... More detail
Call for Proposals: Innovative solutions for resilient, climate-smart and sustainable food systems Call for Proposals: Innovative solutions for resilient, climate-smart and sustainable food systems The Joint Call Board from the ERA-NETs SUSFOOD2 (SUStainable FOOD production and consumption)... More detail