The Agribusiness Development Centre (ADC), was set up by the Rabobank Foundation and DFCU bank with the sole purpose of training Farmer-Based Organizations (FBOs) and Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Agribusiness.
ADC is a company limited by guarantee, together with the founding members, our main focus is on improving the sustainability of cooperatives through capacity building and providing technical assistance in the areas of cooperative governance, financial literacy, and financial management, access to markets and access to finance.
Successful farmer groups and SMEs in Agribusiness with a desire to grow should be given the opportunity to do so. We see promoting self-sufficiency as an effective tool to transform the Agricultural Sector in Uganda.
To support organizations in becoming profitable, sustainable and bankable enterprises:
To strengthen the organizational and leadership structures of 375 FBOs by 2022
To strengthen the management skills of 375 FBOs in general principles of financial literacy by 2022
To strengthen the marketing capacity of 375 FBOs by 2022
The History and Development of Cooperatives
Governance and Leadership
Price Risk Management
The criteria by which potential candidates for the training program are assessed to determine eligibility and potential success for the program.