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


Participatory Ecological Land Use Management (PELUM) Association is a network of Civil Society Organizations / NGOs working with small-scale farmers in East, central and Southern Africa. The Association membership has grown from 25 pioneer members (in 1995) to over 230 … Continued


PROPAC is the French acronym (Plate forme Sous Régionale des Organisations Paysannes d’Afrique Centrale (PROPAC)for the sub regional chapter of the farmers’ movement in central Africa. The members are national farmer platforms that practice diverse activities; food production, livestock, packaging … Continued


The Network of Farmers’ and Agricultural Producers’ Organisations of West Africa (ROPPA) was formally established in July 2000 at a meeting in Cotonou which gathered a hundred farmer representatives mandated by their respective organizations. It includes organizations or “consultation frameworks” … Continued

Rural Women’s Assembly

The Rural Women’s Assembly (RWA) is a movement of peasants, rural women associations, small scale farmers from Southern Africa (South Africa, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Lesotho, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Malawi). The RWA started in 2009. Our focus is land, food sovereignty … Continued

World Neighbors

World Neighbors is an international development organization striving to eliminate hunger, poverty and disease in the poorest, most isolated rural villages in Asia, Africa and Latin America. World Neighbors does not give away food or material aid, but we take … Continued

Steering Group

Mrs. Mariann Bassey Orovwuje Chairperson Mrs. Mariann is a Program Manager in the foremost Nigerian advocacy non-governmental organization, Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN). ERA is the Nigerian chapter of Friends of the Earth International – a network … Continued

The ALLIANCE FOR FOOD SOVEREIGNTY IN AFRICA (AFSA) is a Pan African platform comprising networks and farmer organizations working in Africa including the African Biodiversity Network (ABN), African Centre for Biodiversity (ACB) Coalition for the Protection of African Genetic Heritage (COPAGEN), … Continued