The Farmer-to-Farmer (F2F) Program focuses on achieving agricultural developmental results and impacts from the provision of technical assistance services by US volunteers. These are monitored through a set of Standard Farmer-to-Farmer Program Performance and Impact Indicators used for reporting by all projects funded under the F2F Program.
Since 1981, Land O’Lakes International Development has applied an integrated approach to international economic development that capitalizes on practical experience, volunteer technical assistance, and in-depth knowledge to facilitate market-driven business solutions.
You may convey your interest in serving in any of the above organizations’ Farmer-to-Farmer programs when you submit this form. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and shared with each implementing partner organization.
Pesticide Evaluation Report and Safer Use Action Plan (PERSUAP) Newsletter. What F2F Implementers Should Know.
The Volunteers for Economic Growth Alliance (VEGA) undertook a four-month initiative to identify and extract lessons learned about local capacity building from a collection of its member programs. During this webinar, panelists representing VEGA's Members will discussed the case study findings examining local capacity building and the impact of gender integration.
The Farmer-to-Farmer Program (F2F)2 program initially authorized by the 1985 Farm Bill provides short-term technical assistance to farmers, farm groups, and agribusinesses in developing and transitional countries that have requested assistance in furthering their agricultural sector development. Farmer-to-Farmer Volunteers are experts in a wide variety of agricultural disciplines, ranging from marketing, to production, to post harvest handling and storage, as well as a host of others.
The U.S. Agency for International Development's Farmer-to-Farmer program relies on the expertise of volunteers from U.S. farms, universities, cooperatives, businesses, and nonprofits to respond to local needs in developing and transitional countries.
In addition to their expertise, volunteers bring the democratic free-enterprise values of Americans to their hosts and demonstrate personal concern. They also gain insights into the people they help, and enjoy an adventurous form of travel.
The USAID Farmer-to-Farmer (F2F) program is not only one of the longest running volunteer programs but also has staggering numbers of participants and stories of influence around the world. Since its initiation in 1985, over 12,000 volunteer assignments have been completed in over 80 countries. This month’s Ag Sector Council (ASC) seminar explored the use of the Farmer-to-Farmer volunteers in innovative ways.