SFOAP > Events


21 Nov 2016 - 24 Mar 2017
From 21 to 24 November 2016 a SFOAP meeting was organized in Centurion, Pretoria by the Southern African Confederation of Agricultural Unions (SACAU). The meeting aimed to enable SACAU’s national members benefitting from the SFOAP to share achievements in the implementation of the programme in 2016 as well as their work [...]
15 Oct 2016 
Since 2013, SACAU is supporting farmers in the Bungolava region of Madagascar to get organised into cooperatives with the support of the SFOAP. In particular, the project supported under SFOAP component 3 – Provision of economic services - aims to mobilize/support farmers into cooperatives to promote maize production and marketing among [...]
14 Oct 2016 
Farmers and civil society organizations met on Friday 14 October 2016 in Dakar to adopt a joint declaration on land. This follows a long process of consultation conducted by Senegalese civil society organizations grouped into the Cadre de Réflexion et d’Action sur le Foncier (a framework for dialogue and action on [...]
7 Oct 2016 - 8 Oct 2016
According to the Technical Center for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU (CTA), the use of Unmanned Arial Vehicles (UAVs) or drones for management of crops, livestock, fisheries, forests and other natural resource-based activities represents a new technological frontier and opens up a range of exciting opportunities. However, their effective use [...]
27 Sep 2016 - 29 Oct 2016
With support from its partners (the European Union (EU), Swiss Development Cooperation (SDC), the Agence Francaise Development (AFD) and the International Food and Agriculture Development (IFAD)) through the SFOAP as well as We Effect, the Southern Africa Confederation of Agricultural Union organized training for women agri-entrepreneurs in the region. The [...]