Welcome to AGRICON INTERNATIONAL Inc. in
Who Are We
AGRICON INTERNATIONAL Inc. is a CANADIAN consulting company that specializes in
international development and management of agricultural research and rural
development. Some of our application
fields are: Agricultural Research Station development and management, Rural Planning,
Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Hydrology, Soil Erosion, Topography and Cartography.
Clean and sustainable environment through responsible planning and management
of sound agricultural projects.
Over the last twelve years AGRICON INTERNATIONAL Inc. worked on various projects in
North, West, and East Africa, the Middle East, Latin America and Eastern Europe. Some of
the activities that highlighted this period were:
- Short term consulting assignments in management related
- Feasibility studies for funding of projects,
- Custom designed training courses for managers from developing
countries in ESOM (Experiment Stations Operations and Management.
- Developing site plans for the development or rehabilitation of experiment
- Application of GIS technology on research stations being
developed in Africa and Argentina.
- Design of equipment for agricultural related environmental
- Design of relief projects and food security
programs in various African, Asian and Latin American countries.
Over the last twelve years AGRICON INTERNATIONAL Inc. staff have
participated in local Canadian, as well as
International assignments in the following countries: Argentina, Benin, Bolivia,
Burkina Faso, Burundi, China, Ethiopia, Guinea, Honduras, Indonesia, Kenya,
Lebanon, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico, Mauritania, Morocco, Rwanda, Senegal, Sudan
Tunisia, and the United
What are we doing
At the present time AGRICON
INTERNATIONAL Inc. is involved in Feasibility studies for
rural development in West Africa, proposal developments in the Middle East, and
rehabilitation of agricultural research institutes in Senegal. AGRICON
INTERNATIONAL Inc. has also just been awarded a
contract to design the site plans for a large settlement project (PIOJNEROS XXI)
in the Province of San Luis, Argentina. This is a Rural development
project over 70,000 ha. Sustainability and renewing of natural resources are
paramount in our design. We have various contracts with
National Agricultural systems or International agencies to provide advice regarding
improving agricultural research.
How do we do it?
- Provide a holistic systems development approach to arrive at
solutions and alternatives that utilize local available resources, and meet specific
- Gear special components and solutions towards sustaining and
upgrading the human resources of the national institutes with which we deal.
- Place special emphasis on conservation of natural resources
like soil and water, and prevention of environmental crises.
- Emphasize personal safety and elimination of hazards in
developing site plans.
- Ensure that the staff involved is adequately
- AGRICON INTERNATIONAL Inc. utilizes
highly skilled and qualified staff and the latest available tools for
efficient and effective planning and design. We utilize computerized technology (particularly GIS and CAD)
in projects related to soil and water conservation, cartography, and site planning, in
order to evaluate and analyze the situation accurately, and provide the ideal and optimum
solution. It works with state-of-the-art equipment for efficiency, quality and speedy
delivery of projects.
- Software development.
AGRICON INTERNATIONAL Inc. is
the development of its own "registered" software (MARS®) for the
management of agricultural and rural systems and research stations . This project provides a
state-of-the-art-tool that will deal with management issues related to the
system or experiment
station, and assist the project and station managers to ensure timeliness
and improve their support of research programs. This software is available
in English (MARS®) and
A Spanish release will be out soon.
- Design of specialized research equipment.
AGRICON INTERNATIONAL Inc. is often called
upon to design and construct equipment to solve research related problems. A system for
disinfesting wheat seed from Karnal Bunt disease was developed, tested and constructed,
and shipped to CIMMYT, in Mexico.
For any more information on AGRICON INTERNATIONAL Inc. or its employees, please let us
know! We would like to hear from you!
- (519) 467-0555
- (519) 467-0777
- Postal address
- RR 5 (Firecode 6861556)
- Woodstock, ON
- N4S 7V9
- Electronic mail
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