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14th meeting of the General Assembly of the Fédération des organisations des producteurs agricoles du Congo au Nord-Kivu (FOPAC NK)

In early May, 26 representatives from farmers’ organizations members of the Fédération des organisations des producteurs agricoles du Congo au Nord-Kivu (FOPAC NK), member of the Eastern Africa Farmers Federation (EAFF), met for an ordinary and elective General Assembly (GA) in Butembo. The meeting was an opportunity to discuss on the structuring of cooperatives and establish a new management for the network.

 In particular, the Executive Board of the organisation was renewed and integrated by a representative from rural youth as well as two women (from CABU and the Coopérative Centrale du Nord-Kivu - COOCENKI respectively) in line with the statute of FOPAK, establishing women have to be represented in the Board. Achilles Mbusa Lumalisa was elected new President of the Board.

For more information, please visit FOPAK webpage by clicking here.

 

Source: FOPAC website

Photo credit: FOPAC

from 03/05/2016 to 04/05/2016
Region: East Africa
Countries: Congo