SFOAP/PAOPA

SFOAP activities

SFOAP activities are organized around capacity-building and involvement in policy processes.

The capacity-building component provides farmers’ organizations with:

  • strategic tools such as constitutional texts and membership databases
  • staff, equipment and resources
  • training and expertise
  • consultations and communication
  • support to PAFFO

The component on policy processes helps farmers’ organizations:

  • produce policy studies and analyses
  • promote meetings to forge common policy positions
  • carry out advocacy and lobbying activities
  • support the monitoring of policy implementation

The detailed activities are defined in annual work plans prepared by all participating farmers’ organizations.

SFOAP in Brief

Budget:
€6.1 million (US$8.1 million)
Donors:
EC (€5 million),
IFAD (US$1.5 million)
Period:
2009-2012

Supervising agency
:
IFAD
Partners:
FAO, CTA
Executing agencies:
ROPPA, EAFF, PROPAC, SACAU

National farmers’ organizations involved
: 55

Countries involved: 38

Steering Committee members:
EAFF, PROPAC, ROPPA, SACAU, PAFFO and IFAD. EC.
FAO and CTA have observer status.

For more information: www.sfoap.net