IAK Agrar Consulting GmbH

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  • Training provider
  • Consultant


Bornaer Str. 16
04288 Leipzig

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Key competencies

Consulting services in agriculture, agricultural TVET, pilot farms and rural development

    Corporate Profile

    IAK Agrar Consulting GmbH is an independent consulting company working for both public donor organisations and private enterprises in Germany and abroad, mainly in the fields of sustainable agriculture and rural development. A central cross-cutting theme for all fields of expertise is capacity building and training of stakeholders to guarantee sustainability and empowerment. Since its foundation in 1981, IAK has built a strong network of more than 5,000 highly-qualified experts and numerous cooperation partners.

    Currently, IAK is providing extension services to more than 180 farms and agro-enterprises in Germany with more than 60,000 cows and 270,000 ha arable land in total. Those services include:

    • Consulting services on strategic business development, investment and funding programs;
    • On-site training for farm managers and technical staff of cooperatives and agricultural enterprises;
    • Specific training and further qualification for staff members for cattle breeding and dairy enterprises.

    In the frame of commercial consulting services abroad we bring experience and know-how gained from our extension activities in Germany. The thematic focus is placed on:

    • Development of strategies and business management concepts for agricultural enterprises, educational centres and pilot farms;
    • Introduction of modern technologies for agricultural production, processing and marketing and practical training;

    Moreover, we provide international cooperation services on behalf of national and multinational donor agencies. Main topics in the field of international cooperation are:

    • Agricultural technical and vocational education and training (ATVET);
    • Agricultural extension services;
    • Advisory services for agricultural authorities;
    • Value chain development;
    • Producer associations;
    • Climate-smart agriculture;
    • Renewable energy.

    Web content available in:

    • English
    • German

    Industry sectors

    • Agriculture

    Types of training offered

    • Advice/consulting services
    • Company trainings
    • Development cooperation
    • Development projects in the training field
    • E-learning (CBT/WBT)
    • Education/training in people-management
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Evaluation and analysis
    • Face-to-face tutorials in foreign countries
    • Face-to-face tutorials in Germany
    • Human resources/organisation development
    • In-house courses
    • In-service qualifications
    • International business development
    • International cooperation with institutions in developing countries
    • Leadership development
    • LMS Learning Management Systems
    • Moderation, organisation and VIP-Services for companys or scientific congresses
    • Modular further training offers
    • Post-Vocational-Courses (in cooperation with German Chamber of Industry and Commerce)
    • Preparation for international management tasks
    • Quality management
    • Seminars on setting up a business
    • Study tours: Intercultural dialogue
    • Teaching/learning aids
    • Train-the-trainer
    • Training/project management
    • Vocational and non-vocational further training
    • Vocational school courses

    Services are already offered in

    • Afghanistan
    • Angola
    • Azerbaijan
    • Bolivia
    • Burkina Faso
    • China
    • Ethiopia
    • Germany
    • Guinea
    • Kazakhstan
    • Kenya
    • Mongolia
    • Serbia
    • Ukraine
    • Uzbekistan
    • Zambia

    Services can be offered in the following languages

    • (Afan) Oromo
    • Afar
    • Amharic
    • Bulgarian
    • English
    • French
    • German
    • Mongolian
    • Portuguese
    • Russian
    • Spanish
    • Tigrinya

    Internationally known certifications/memberships

    • DLG Trainee Program (more than 30 German and international trainees over the last 20 years)
    • GIZ Working Group „Rural Development”
    • IFOAM – International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements

    Cooperation partners abroad

    • International and public donors
    • Public national authorities (ministries, governmental agencies)
    • Educational facilities, agricultural training centres and universities
    • Trade associations
    • Chambers
    • Private sector
    • Non-governmental organisations

    Branch offices abroad

    • IAK Agricultural Consulting (Beijing) Co., Ltd., China
    • ADFZ GmbH, Ukraine
    • Zambian Agricultural Knowledge & Training Centre, Zambia
    • STEP Angola GmbH, Angola
    • GENOMIKA, Bulgaria
    • Project offices in Kazakhstan, Mongolia and Ukraine

    Target groups

    • Public authorities and administrations
    • Agricultural technical and vocational education and training (ATVET) centres and universities
    • Individual farmers and farmers´ organisations
    • Technical and managerial staff of agricultural enterprises
    • Multiplicators
    • Students