Welcome to AGRICON INTERNATIONAL Inc. in Woodstock, ON, CANADA!

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Who Are We

AGRICON INTERNATIONAL Inc. is a CANADIAN consulting and capacity building company that specializes in Sustainable and Transformational rural development, Conservation agriculture, Irrigation and water harvesting and the Development and management of agricultural research infrastructure. Some of our areas of expertise are: Livelihoods security, Food security, Agricultural production, post harvest technology, Environmental conservation and rehabilitation, Appropriate technology, Zero tillage, Natural resource management, Agricultural Research station development and management, Community development, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Hydrology and irrigation, Soil Erosion, Topography and Cartography.

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Our Vision

Clean and sustainable environment through responsible planning and management of sound agricultural projects.

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Our Location

Woodstock, Ontario 

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Our Accomplishments

Over the last twenty years AGRICON INTERNATIONAL Inc. worked on various projects in around 50 countries in North, West, and East Africa, the Middle East, Latin America and Eastern Europe. Some of the activities that highlighted this period were:

 

Over the last twenty years AGRICON INTERNATIONAL Inc. staff have  participated in local Canadian, as well as International assignments in the following countries listed in alphabetical order: Argentina, Benin, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Ecuador, Egypt, El-Salvador, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea - Conakry, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Madagascar, Mali, Malawi, Mauritania, Mexico, Mauritania, Morocco, Mozambique, Niger, Philippines, Rwanda, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Tunisia, Uganda, the United Arab Emirates, USA, Zimbabwe, Zambia.

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What are we doing

At the present time AGRICON INTERNATIONAL Inc. is involved in various Capacity building workshops and events, Feasibility studies for rural development in various countries in East, West and Southern Africa. These contacts focus especially in the area of conservation agriculture, water harvesting, agricultural production, postharvest production and food security and economic development and marketing.

AGRICON INTERNATIONAL Inc.  carried out various assignments to carry out strategic planning of agriculture and food security as well as to develop programs for capacity building of staff in these areas. Staff developed training events that dealt with assessment and analysis of situations leading to developing programs in livelihoods security. Staff have written proposal for development work and sought funding.

In three locations in Kenya and Malawi the AGRICON INTERNATIONAL Inc. team trained staff to carry out livelihoods security assessment and analysis leading to the development of plans of Area Development Programs in these countries. 

Most recently, AGRICON INTERNATIONAL Inc. was contracted by CIMMYT--the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center in Mexico, to do the feasibility and analysis of two sites for Maize research in Kenya and Zimbabwe in Africa. As part of the work, the AGRICON INTERNATIONAL Inc.   team developed designs and plans for the establishment of Kiboko research station in Kenya and the irrigation system needs for the Chiredzi station in Zimbabwe. 

AGRICON INTERNATIONAL Inc. has various contracts with National Agricultural systems or International agencies to provide advice regarding improving agricultural research.

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How do we do it?

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Contact Information

For any more information on AGRICON INTERNATIONAL Inc. or its employees, please let us know! We would like to hear from you!

Telephone
(519) 467-0555
FAX
(519) 467-0777
Postal address
RR 5 (Firecode 6861556)
Woodstock, ON
N4S 7V9
Canada
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