Rural Development

Rural development and agriculture play a key role in contributing to sustainable food security and poverty reduction in times of increasing natural disasters due to climate change, land grabbing, the spread of new and existing pandemics, increased conflicts and migration, and the inequality of the international trade system. The quality of life, in particular for the poorest people in developing countries, continues to depend to a large extent on the degree to which agriculture is able to support an ecologically and socially sound sustainable development for men and women.

Since 1997 FAKT offers services to strengthen partner organizations in developing countries in sustainable agriculture and food security. Our consultancies on agricultural and related rural development issues are process-oriented and guided by the principles of participation and gender justice.

FAKT specializes in the following fields of rural development:


Remote consulting and evaluation have played a role for a long time, but in times of Covid-19 their relevance increased massively. FAKT consultants need to be familiar with the many forms it can take and the tools that can be used.

A practical guidance to the implementation of the Brot für die Welt policies.

Digitisation is playing an increasingly important role in development cooperation and offers not only new information and communication technologies but also a multitude of new opportunities for cooperation between the various actors.