Cooperative specialist and agribusiness advisor

Middelbeek Consult is specialized in agri- and inclusive business, sustainable sourcing, cooperative and organisational development and corporate social responsibility in an international context.
Main area of expertise is cooperatives and farmer organisations (cooperative finance, governance & HR, membership development and services). Middelbeek Consult can assist with developing cooperative strategies or making sourcing strategies and supply chains more farmer inclusive. Furthermore, business development services can be provided like feasibility studies, business planning or value chain analyses. Drive is to get farmers in a better position in the value chain and having impact on farm-level.

How to realize ambitions in agribusiness or cooperative development?

Driving change in agribusiness by providing:

Agribusiness advisory

To assess and implement an agricultural business case, the following services can be provided:

  • market study
  • business planning
  • value chain analyses
  • agribusiness exploration mission
  • developing a sustainable sourcing plan

Cooperative expertise

Middelbeek Consult has a strong back ground in cooperatives and farmer organisations. Areas of expertise:

  • cooperative finance and internal capitalization
  • governance & HRM
  • membership development and services
  • cooperative policy

Sustainability advice

Sustainability is not charity nor corporate responsibility, but rather a core business strategy, benefiting both farmers and the sector at large. Middelbeek Consult assists clients to make value chains and business propositions more sustainable. Also support can be given with developing a sourcing plan, strategic CSR advice or facilitation of dialogue and the cooperation within the value chain.

Research and data analyses

To understand agricultural value chains and business cases and come up with practical and tailored solutions, Middelbeek Consult can assist with research and data analyses.

Project management

Middelbeek Consult can offer strategic as well as hands-on project management support with an eye for team work and building strong relations.

And more

Apart from the above mentioned services, Middelbeek Consult can provide other services. Let’s get in touch and discuss.

Some of my recent projects:

The Input Retailer

Seed enterprises, input and agro-chemical companies rely on professional input retailers for their business succes. CNFA, IFC and SCOPEinsight took the...