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About Us

At Land O’Lakes International Development, we uniquely understand how to help farmers and enterprises in low-income nations to transform into profitable, business-minded entities. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization deeply affiliated with one of the largest farmer-owned agricultural cooperatives in the United States, we believe in the extraordinary power of producer groups to serve as a nexus for accessing the inputs, services and markets that can catapult farmers into a position of economic strength. We deeply understand the importance of growing businesses, stimulating market demand, promoting value addition, and helping to strengthen the broader ecosystem that supports product quality, trade and competitiveness. These elements are critical to ensuring that farmers, businesses and local communities fully benefit from our programs.

Our Impacts

In 2015, we

> directly assisted 211,719 individuals

> trained 102,617 farmers on improved farm management techniques

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Latest News
10 Kenyan firms win Sh380m USAid funding for innovations

USAID funds projects through Feed the Future Kenya Innovation Engine Initiative (KIE). Read More

Fugitives from poverty...on a road paved with milk

Despite their doubts, a couple without the income to feed their family looks to dairy farming to meet their needs. Read More

With fun to more safety: HACCP training for SEKEM co-workers from the food sector

The food safety workshop in Egypt, which was led by volunteers from Land O'Lakes, Inc. as part of USAID's Farmer-to-Farmer program, seemed like fun and games, but it ultimately helps the food processing employees in attendance ensure the quality of the products they produce. Read More