ABN

The African Biodiversity Network (ABN) is a regional network of individuals and organisations seeking African solutions to the ecological and socio-economic challenges that face the continent. The ABN was first conceived in 1996 in response to growing concern in the … Continued

ACB

  The African Centre for Biodiversity (ACB), previously known as African Centre for Biosafety, is active in playing an effective role in protecting Africa’s biodiversity, traditional knowledge, food production systems, culture and diversity, from the threats posed by genetic engineering … Continued

COMPAS

COMPAS (COMPAring and Supporting endogenous development) is a capacity building programme to develop and mainstream endogenous development methodologies. Field programmes serve to develop evidence of the outcomes and impact. Mainstreaming takes place by including endogenous development in programmes funded through … Continued

COPAGEN

Coalition for the Protection of Africa’s Genetic Heritage (COPAGEN) comprises a membership of farmers’ organizations, trade unions, women organizations, youth groups, academics, NGOs in ten countries; Benin, Burkina Faso, the Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Guinea Conakry, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Togo, and … Continued

ESAFF

The Eastern and Southern Africa Small Scale Farmers’ Forum – ESAFF, is a network of small holder farmers that advocate for policy, practice and attitude change that reflects the needs, aspirations, and development of small-scale farmers in east and southern … Continued

FAHAMU

Fahamu has a vision of the world where people organise to emancipate themselves from all forms of oppression, recognise their social responsibilities, respect each other’s differences, and realise their full potential. Mission Fahamu strengthens and nurtures the movement for social … Continued

FECCIWA

The Fellowship of Christian Councils and Churches in West Africa (FECCIWA) is headquartered in Lomé, Togo. The Fellowship of Christian Councils and Churches In West Africa (FECCIWA) is a regional community of national Christian councils and churches from thirteen countries: … Continued

Friends of the Earth Africa

Friends of  the  Earth Africa  (FoEA) is a Regional  chapter of Friends of the Earth International (FoEI). FoEI  is  the world environmental  justice federation with 76 member groups,  with  14 member groups in Africa:  Nigeria, Mali, Tunisia, Ghana, Togo, Uganda, Mozambique, … Continued

IPACC

The Indigenous Peoples of Africa Co-ordinating Committee (IPACC) is a network of 150 indigenous peoples’ organisations in 20 African countries. It is a membership organisation. Any legitimate organisation composed of African indigenous peoples is welcome to apply for membership. Other … Continued

La Via Campesina Africa

La Via Campesina is a Spanish word meaning the ‘peasant path’. It was founded in 1993 when the general assembly met in Nicaragua. The aim of its formation is that farmers felt they needed to speak for themselves. La Via … Continued