The Pan-African Farmers’ Organization

Tipo de organización: 
Organizaciones de agricultores
The Pan-African Farmers’ Organization (PAFO) is a continental organization with a membership base composed of Regional Farmers Networks.Its Constitutive Assembly was held under the sponsorship of the African Union in Lilongwe, Malawi, from October 27 to 29, 2010. PAFO is recognized as the representative body of African farmers’ organizations at the highest continental level. PAFO is the voice of more than 80 million African farmers integrated into nearly 70 national organizations, unions, federations, cooperatives, associations, etc., present in more than 45 countries on the continent, and united in five regional networks operating at the heart of African agriculture. PAFO has a fundamental coordinating function both with its member networks and with continental and international organizations. It is thus able to facilitate dialogue and cooperation with the various continental and international institutions, but also with financial and technical partners. PAFO is recognized as a reliable and representative partner of African farmers, able to provide common positions on issues and themes dealing with agriculture and rural development in Africa. PAFO is also able to contribute to the formulation of projects and the development of the capacities necessary to follow them up.
Áreas de actividad: 
Agriculture and rural development in Africa
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