About ADC

Background

The Agribusiness Development Centre (ADC), was set up by the Rabo Foundation and dfcu bank with the sole purpose of training farmer- based organisations and 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 Small and Medium Enterprises (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.

Vision

Successful and high potential farmer groups and Small and Medium Enterprises (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.

Mission

We offer farmer based organisations the prospect of a sustainable future. We are committed to provide training
in organisational development and financial literacy to farmer based organisations and SMEs in Agribusiness.
To make them strong organisations with the right expertise to access finance and markets. We also maintain a friendly, fair, and creative work environment, which respects diversity, new ideas, and hard work.

What we offer Farmer Based Organizations (FBO)

Organizational Strengthening

We provide training to a minimum of 100 Farmer Based Organisations (FBOs) annually.

Improved Access to Markets

Provide marketing training to a minimum of 50 FBOs annually. Promote the use of supplier/buyer contracts.

Financial Management

Strengthening management of 100 FBOs in terms of book keeping, preparing annual accounts and loan management