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

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

PELUM

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

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

ROPPA

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