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International Organizations: Agriculture

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ACDI/VOCA is "a private, nonprofit international development organization providing high-quality technical expertise at the request of farmers, agribusinesses, cooperatives, and private and government agencies abroad."

Biointensive for Russia is a "people-to-people environmental gardening project which ... promotes Biointensive sustainable mini-farming through Russian-language publications and seminars hosted by ecology groups and agricultural colleges in the former Soviet Union."

Center for Citizen Initiatives has an "Agricultural Initiative" program which aids everything from small scale production to the privatization process.

Land O'Lakes/Ukrainian Agricultural Financial Development Foundation has programs in Ukraine which include supporting the privatization process in the agricultural sector and providing consultations and technical assistance to private farmers and small and medium private agribusiness enterprises.

Multinational Exchange for Sustainable Agriculture (MESA) is "dedicated to advancing organic and sustainable farming practices around the globe ... by offering annual training programs for young international farmers to live and train at organic host farms and agricultural research facilities in the United States."

REAP International aims to "bring together American experience and resources to help build stable and prosperous rural communities in Russia ... and build lasting relationships among Americans and Russian people, especially among people who make their living off the land."

Rodale Institute conducts research and promotes public education on organic farming and has a very active program in Russia.

Rural Development Institute is "a nonprofit organization of attorneys working to alleviate world poverty and political instability by advocating land rights for farmers in developing countries."

Winrock International Institute for Agricultural Development is "a nonprofit organization that works with people around the world to increase economic opportunity, sustain natural resources, and protect the environment ... by matching innovative approaches in agriculture, natural resources management, clean energy, and leadership development with the unique needs of its partners."

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