AGRO.GES has expanded its activities outside of Portugal, especially to certain African countries. In 1996, at the invitation of the European Commission, it conducted the Study for the Creation of an Overall Food Safety Strategy for Mozambique. Later, AGRO.GES collaborated in the market research for Chóckwé under the Competir Programme and participated in the National Strategic Study for the Development of Cassava at the request of the Ministry of Industry.
In São Tomé and Príncipe, AGRO.GES participated in the study of comparative advantages between small, medium and large agricultural companies and in the Assessment of the Privatization Programme and Development of Small Properties in São Tomé and Príncipe, among others.
Over the last years, AGRO.GES has focused its main international activity on Angola. The most noteworthy projects undertaken were the Analysis of the Technical and Economic Viability of the Irrigated Perimeters of Caxito and Wako Kungo and the Strategic Plan for the Development of the Matala Perimeter. For Banco de Fomento Angola (BFA), CHEVRON, USAID and the Cooperative for Livestock Breeders of Southern Angola, AGRO.GES conducted an important study on livestock development in the region. In collaboration with AGROPROMOTORA Angola, AGRO.GES conducted a study on the implementation of project-types for cereal and vegetable production at the request of Banco de Desenvolvimento de Angola (BDA). One of AGRO.GES’ main areas is investor support for which agricultural and agro-industrial projects are prepared, as well as plans for their implementation.
Regarding training, AGRO.GES has participated in several initiatives, namely the training of technical staff in the area of Agricultural and Agro-Industrial Economics.