MTK has actively carried out international activities since the beginning of its operations. MTK, SLC and the Pellervo Confederation have shared an office in Brussels since 1991. MTK is involved, for example, in the operation of AgriCord, which provides support to farmers’ organisations in developing countries.
MTK is a member of the Europaen Farmers and Cooperatives`organisation Copa-Cogeca and World Farmers` Organisation (WFO).
WFO`s General Assembly was held in Helsinki 12-14 June 2017. The theme was The Future We Want to Harvest, with a view to promote the central role of farmers and their organization in the development of a sustainable future for all. Thematic discussions on the important role played by farmers in achieving global food security; adapting to and mitigating climate change; fostering innovation, promoting gender equity and generation renewal in agriculture; as well as, the importance of value chain and trade was at the core of the debate.