Agland is an international development consulting firm with 36 years of experience providing agriculture, agribusiness, and energy expertise for sustainable rural development projects around the world. Agland also has extensive experience in the design and implementation of training programs, both within the U.S. and abroad. In the energy field, Agland is applying its agricultural expertise to develop ventures that link agricultural production with biofuel projects. Based in California, Agland has experience working in over 30 countries with more than 200 crops and countless other agricultural commodities. Clients include development institutions, such as U.S. Agency for International Development, World Bank, Asian Development Bank, and U.S. Trade and Development Agency, as well as private investors, land owners, and corporations.
Agland also works with a number of small and medium size land owners and farming operations. Agland takes an entrepreneurial approach and has experience working with agriculture at every stage of the value chain. Agland is unique in that many of its projects involve mobilizing the private sector, whether small farmers or large commercial farms, to achieve economic development goals. Agland has the expertise required to provide technical input and link key stakeholders along the market chain to develop agribusiness enterprises. We have been instrumental in establishing several very successful crop-based integrated agribusiness programs in developing economies, as well as California.
Services and Expertise: Value Chain Analysis, Food Security, Farm Management, Natural Resource Management, Land Use Planning, Environmental Impact Assessments, Training, Feasibility Studies, Private Sector Development, and Finance