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The farmers in Congo have to contend with a poor infrastructure and barely have access to training and capital. Their voice was never heard in the past. Trias helps them to fight for their rights.

Step 1: We help the farmers form opinions

7 out of 10 Congolese people make their living out of agriculture. Across the entire country they encounter similar obstacles, but they are not used to communicate about this together and join voices. We stimulate farmers to come together at provincial and national level in order to voice their needs and ask the national farmers federation to which they are affiliated to defend their interests also on national level.

Step 2: Farmers work on lists of demands

The average farmer's level of schooling in Congo is low. We make tailor-made instruments and methods available that allow family farmers to voice their joint opinions.

Step 3: Ready for action

The formulated opinions are communicated both to policymakers and their own supporters. With Trias' support, campaigns are launched. Step by step, they start to actively stand up for their rights.

Many thanks for your support for the Congolese farmers!

Support us, as a private individual

By making a one-off donation you support the self-development of family farmers in Congo.

Support us, an an organisation

We would be delighted to develop a customised support package for businesses or other organisations that would like to help farmers in Congo move forward. Give Koen Brebels a call on +32 (0)2 548 01 26.

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