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Tuesday, December 3, 2013

The renewed role of farmer’s organizations: CTA-PAFO continental briefing

Left to right: Buba Khan (ActionAid), Isolina Boto (CTA Manager), 
Jonathan Ocran (AUC), Mamadou Goita (IRPAD Directeur), Kalilou Sylla (SE ROPPA)
3-5 December 2013, Yaoundé, Cameroun. 1st African Continental Policy Briefing. Envisioning the future of African agriculture and the renewed role of farmer’s organizations. This conference is organized by The Panafrican Farmer’s Organisations (PAFO), the ACP-EU Technical Center for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) and the African Union Commission (AUC)

Objectives of the Briefing
The main objectives of the Continental Briefing on “Envisioning the future of African agriculture and the renewed role of farmer’s organizations” are: (i) highlight the key opportunities and challenges for farmers organizations leading the agricultural agenda; (ii) provide space for sharing experiences for an agricultural agenda driven by farmers organisations; and (iii) facilitate networking amongst FOs and other partners.

Target group
The representatives of the regional African farmer’s organizations (PROPAC, SACAU, EAFF, ROPPA, UMAGRI) and the national farmer’s organisations, policy-makers, civil society groups, research networks, development practitioners, and international organisations.

See further:

  1. PAFO website
  2. PAFO Slideshare portal
  3. PAFO Facebook page

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