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Famer's Pride International Investments (FPI-I) is a Hunter’s Global Network PTY LTD Agriculture subsidiary working on the reactivation of the African agriculture sector. With operations in 43 African countries and its Agriculture Research and Development HQ in the USA. It has now grown to become a global solution in the fight against Hunger and Poverty, SDG 1 & 2). Read more>>>>>>




The successful food system transformation shall depend on how millions of smallholder farmers and medium-sized agriculture enterprises are involved in the reactivation of agricultural activities that will help change farming practices as quickly and effectively as possible. For this to happen, agriculture needs critical enablers,  people who can take up the task to bring others into the sector, without this any agricultural transformation is likely to fail. Farmer's Pride International Investments (FPI-I) is a frontline “change agent” that supports farmers in modifying their farming practices. We are working with country change agents as critical enablers who coordinate our agriculture activities and teams at different levels and stages, they are the go-between to FPI-I and farming communities, and these are people who influence change through Rural and Urban farming cluster activities, using a sociocultural approach FPI-I believes that as they conduct a day-to-day interaction with farming communities across the world Agriculture will come to life. 


FPI-I is implementing a 9-year Rural and Urban Agriculture Innovative Production program (RUAIPP), that focuses on rural development through Agriculture, FPI-I brings youth and women's economic empowerment activities to life through promoting agrifood production. Operating in 43 countries, across 7 continents, FPI-I's strategy brings sustainable solutions to the global food shortages, by promoting agri-food production activities through its RUIAPP program, an Agribusiness model being implemented using a Cluster or block model of Farming, this model is a cheaper and more affordable means of farming that brings life to rural and urban Agriculture through the power of networking farming communities. Cluster farming uses fewer resources for a more significant yield and brings huge incomes at harvest to farming communities, with this model, FPI-I will be able to set up Knowledge-based Agriculture initiatives in the form of field and on-farm skills and knowledge exchange schools, these are research-based scientific informed activities that bring agroecology systems to life in every rural and urban farming setup, Agroecology is a combination of new and traditional agriculture skills and integrates technologies, scientific, indigenous, and other kinds of approaches to inform evidence-based hunger and poverty alleviation solutions, as well as climate change mitigation and adaptation strategies that build sustainable food systems.


Food systems comprise a group of actors and interactions along the food value chain, from input supply and production of crops, livestock, fish, and other agricultural commodities to transportation, processing, retailing, wholesaling, and preparation of foods for consumption and disposal.

The FPI-I  program meets all those mentioned above which are  meant to economically empower the world's rural farming communities through skills and knowledge transfer sessions, and the implementation of self-help initiatives before it invests its financial resources into any communities across the world, these strategies build farming capacity, enhance production, teach after-harvesting handling methods, support processing of crops, and connects them to the world markets, as well as share knowledge on how to manage, protect, and restores soil quality, to improve the world's food production in the face of climate shocks and stressors,  contributing to the fight against global poverty eradication 

About us

FPI-I has grown from being a small youth farming group that formed itself into an Agriculture department in a Zimbabwean founded Community Based Organization called the New Hope Foundation Zimbabwe in the year 2000,  and  later became an international NGO called New Hope Foundation Global Network 


The current big dream then come to life in the year 2010 when the Executive President and founder of FPI-I organized a skills and knowledge exchanges project between China and Zimbabwe dubbed the people to people skills and cultural exchange, this exchange was co-organized by China NGO Network for International Exchanges (CINIE), Beijing NGO Association for International Exchanges, Chinese Universities and other smaller Chinese NGOs who conducted a three days training of trainers workshop for 250 farmers from Zimbabwe's 10 provinces, the training included fieldwork as well as an HIV & AIDS awareness campaign amongst the farming communities.

In September 2015 the dream of making FPI-I a stand-alone organization came to life through its first pilot agriculture project in Eastern Cape, a province of the Republic of South Africa. In 2019, four years after its inception, FPI-I started agriculture projects in other countries as well as the exporting of its agro products to countries like China, the UK, France, and South America through free trade zones on the belt and Silk Road initiatives.


Today FPI-I has now grown from being a Zimbabwe-funded NGO to having a presence in 43 countries on 7 continents across the world and has moved its HQ to Botswana, with satellite HQs in the USA, the UK, Tanzania, and South Africa, this decision was taken in the year 2019, as it embarks on massive high-value crops farming activities' rollout across the world.

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We envision a Clustered Farming community where rural and urban, young people and women and the elderly are mobilised, trained, networked, and economically empowered to establish agrifood production & processing units and export zone facilities, practicing transformative agriculture

that promotes climate resilience and mitigation,

Supporting the setting up of well-structured sustainable farming communities that promote and improve the use and management of soil and farmland, integrating technology in the production of safe, healthy, and nutritious food, building knowledge-based Agriculture export-based economies that are vibrant, productive, and networked, for job creation, using flexible innovations. 


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Our work is guided and informed by research, traditional skills, knowledge, and our beliefs and commitments to Rural Development, Urban Farming  Economic Empowerment, Inclusivity,  Financial and material Accountability, Peace and Harmony, Courage, and above all respect for people's rights and the value of cultural diversity. 


FPI-I's approach to agriculture seeks to establish Agribusiness ventures in Africa by promoting agri-food production activities through the mobilization of farmers and non-farming communities to actively participate in learning soil use, and management skills, production of high-value crops, after-harvest handling, processing, domestic market distribution, and international exporting. 

This will create jobs along the respective Agriculture Product value chains that will build sustainable family economies and stabilize national economies. For this to happen, people must be made aware of the economic benefits of agriculture, assist in starting backyard farming projects that will make them realize its economic benefits, promote the growing of high-value globally demanded, value chain development crops, work on getting better yields for better incomes

The projects are done through self-help micro-financing initiatives, and angel and venture capital investments, in which FPI-I will own 30% of each cluster/block farming project for a period of 5 years, this will enhance massive crop production start-up of community processing projects, this arrangement is arrived at after two successive harvesting by a group of farming (Clusters).  After achieving its mission, FPI-I will then support the processing and exportation of all high-value globally demanded, cross-border, money-making by-products. Read more>>>>>>>

Strategic Goals
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By December 2023: 


Invest in cluster farming models, network farming communities, and economically empower youth,  women, and men in the production of high value globally demanded, cross-border, money-making agriculture activities.

By December 2024: 


Having profitable operational cluster/block farms that promote the growth of rural economies emerging as farms and small businesses work closely together, pooling resources and advocating as a group on the issues that matter to them.

By December 2025: 

Poverty eradication projects are visible in 43 countries with 25% of women, aged 19 to 65 years & 35% of girls, aged 6 to 18 years, 15% of boys, aged 6 to 18 years, and 15% of youths, aged 19 to 35 Years and 10% men aged 35 to 65  years actively participating in each project.

By December 2026:

Processing and free trade export zones are established in many African countries to promote cross-border trade on Globally demanded high-value crops



Priority 1:


Build a strong Global, diverse agriculture network by engaging qualified and non-qualified farms and non-farming Rural and Urban farmers to start backyard and small-scale farming projects.

Priority 2: 


Fund all farming activities through equity and venture capital investments and support self-help microfinancing for rural sustainable agriculture activities 

 Priority 3:


Build capacities of partners and implement partners in agribusiness

Priority 4:


Strengthen financial sustainability in 43 countries by implementing an agribusiness model for most FPI activities.


We are clustering farmers to build strong knowledge-based agriculture production of high value globally demanded, cross border, money-making crops by-products that establish sustainable livelihoods,  and support Agriculture as a business, implementing farming activities that adopt new and traditional   Agriculture innovations,  bringing to life proper management of the soil, social progress, and peace through the creation of jobs and upscaling family incomes, integrating poverty groups, women, young people and the unemployed into farming clusters and self-help groups, investing in research, crop production, processing, packaging, and distribution, re-organizing family units, communities and national economies along the agriculture value chains while recognizing gender equality and upholding human rights in the world's fragile states while assisting in building export-based economies. Read more>>>

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​​Our mission shall be won through the implementation of a rural and urban agriculture innovation program, (RUIAPP)  this program aims to build sustainable Agri-food production and exports  units through the setting up of urban and rural agriculture linkages and clusters using self-help microfinance credit facilities to sustain the objectives of the program, assisting FPI-I to achieve its obligations in sustainable development, but for this to happen the following has to be available:

  • We must have enough financial and technical support as well as partnerships that will sustain the projects. 

  • We need enough human capital; Read more on (Human Capital  for African Agriculture)

  • We must have experienced and seasoned extension staff, facilitators, trainers, and coaches,

  • We must have innovative, supportive, respected, caring, motivated, and highly qualified personnel;

  • We need to have technologically developed workspaces;

  • We must have high quality technologically advanced instructional and research facilities;​

  • We must have the engagement and support of the communities, the industry, and other stakeholders.​

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