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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 [...]
21 Sep 2016 
On 21st September 2016, during a ceremony celebrated in Brussels at the Secretariat of the  African, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States, the President of the Pan-African Farmers’ Organization – PAFO (Dr Theo de Jaeger), the Managing Director of AgriCord (Ignace Coussement) and the Director of the Technical Centre for Agricultural [...]
11 Sep 2016 - 21 Sep 2016
The third IFAD supervision mission of the SFOAP main phase in Central Africa took place from 11 to 21 September 2016. The objective of the mission was to critically review the implementation of the Programme by the PROPAC and their national member organisations (NFOs) and to review progress against the recommendations [...]