How we Operate
How ESAFF Operates:
ESAFF operates at country level in Eastern and Southern Africa through its members namely: Tanzania (National Network of Small Scale Farmers Groups in Tanzania (MVIWATA), Kenya- Kenya Small Scale Farmers Forum-(KESSFF),Uganda (ESAFF Uganda), Zambia (ESAFF Zambia), Lesotho (ESAFF Lesotho), South Africa (ESAFF South Africa), Malawi (National SmallholderFarmers Movement- NASFAM), Rwanda (APPPE – ESAFF-Rwanda), Burundi (ESAFF-Burundi), Seychelles (SeyFA), Madagascar(CPM), Mozambique (ROSA), Swaziland (ESAFF Swaziland) and DRC-Congo (FOPAC)
The Organisation powers and affairs are be managed by the members through the following Organs:-
• The Tri-Annual General Summit (TGS) is held after every three years. The Summit constitutes of four members or delegates or representatives from each member country
• Annual General Meetings (AGM) and or Extraordinary General Meetings are held every year. AGM constitutes two members or delegates or representatives from each member country
• The ESAFF Regional Board – is constituted of fifteen (15) endorsed at the Tri-Annual General Summit of the Organization. The tenure of office for Board members is three (3) years but renewable once when deemed appropriate subject to re-election.
• The Secretariat is headed by the ESAFF Regional Coordinator and governed by rules, regulations and policies to be made by ESAFF Regional Board from time to time for the proper and efficient execution of the day to day activities of the Organisation under the oversight role of the Board.
Our Theory of Change:
Small-scale farmers area driving force for social change and poverty reduction in ESA region through participation in democratic processes at community and local government level, national and regional level, as well as at continental and global level
Our Key Result Areas (KRAs) 2016 – 2026
• Influenced Agriculture public policies, plans and budgets for the realisation of the Malabo Declaration through PETS and PSAM at all levels
• Wealth creation through the Agro-ecology activities, seed, land security and trade
• Mainstream Climate change adaptation, HIV/AIDS and gender equality and youth involvement
• Organisational and institutional development of ESAFF members and ESAFF Regional Office