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Action for the Small Farmer (in Dutch: Actie voor de Kleine Boer, better known as Actie Bouwman) was a political party in the Netherlands. The party was led by Alphons Bouwman, a RKSP member. The party drew its support from rural Catholic sectors. It emerged after large-scale dissatisfaction amongst Catholic farmers towards the Northern Brabant Christian Farmers League (NCB) during the agrarian economic crisis of 1933.

The party was founded in 1934. In February the party changed its name to the Christian Organisation of Self-employed Persons (Christelijke Organisatie van Kleine Zelfstandigen). The party expanded rapidly during 1935, during which the party had 110 branches and 20 000 followes. Thousands visited its 1935 party days.

In 1937 the party was radicalized. In 1940 it merged into the Agrarian Front of the National Socialist Movement, in which Bouwman became an important leader.[1]


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