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EAC EALA Small Scale Farmers Agriculture Budget Summit Report 2016

In June 2014, the Heads of State and Government of the African Union came together in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea and made some bold declaration on Accelerated African Agricultural Growth and Transformation (AGT) for shared prosperity and improved livelihoods reaffirming earlier commitments made in Maputo Declaration (2003) and its core principles and values….

Lobby letter to SADC Heads of State August 2016 Swaziland RWANDA POLICY BRIEF 2015-16

We, small scale farmers, churches, rural women, media and civil society in Southern Africa hereby write to you ahead of the 36th Summit of the SADC Heads of States and Governments, taking place in Swaziland from 29th -30th August 2016…

Small scale farmer Women’s Conference on the SADC RAIIP 2017

The Eastern and Southern Africa Small Scale Farmers Forum (ESAFF) convened the third annual Regional Smallholder Women’s Farmer Conference on 1st February 2017 under the theme:
“Influencing and Monitoring the SADC Regional Agricultural Investment Plan with
Gender Lenses”. The conference deliberated on the implementation of the SADC…

Tanzania AGR BUDGET POLICY BRIEF 2015-6

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Serikali ya Awamu ya Tano, imeanza kazi katikati ya utekelezaji wa mwaka wa bajeti 2015/16.
Katika uteuzi wa watendaji wakuu wa wizara hasa mawaziri, serikali imepunguza idadi ya wizara kutoka 30 hadi 19. Mabadiliko haya yameigusa Wizara ya Kilimo, Usalama wa Chakula na Ushirika, kwa kuiunganisha na Wizara ya Mifugo na Uvuvi. Wizara nyingine zinazohusika…

UGANDA POLICY BRIEF 2015

Agriculture in Uganda is dominated by small holder farmers who occupy the majority of land and produce most of the crop and livestock products (Salami et al. 2010). In Uganda, small scale farmers are the majority constituting about 85% of the farming community; 12% are medium scale farmers while 3% are large scale farmers (Balya C., 2010). One of the….

Call for Constancy work To Support for the development of a PETS (PSAM) Training Manual and Budget Monitoring Tools for Smallholder farmers in East Africa Countries

ESAFF proposes to produce a simplified training manual Social Accountability Monitoring (SAM)/ Public Expenditure Tracking System (PETS) as well as small scale farmer friendly budget monitoring tools (Pima Cards) to be used in Eastern and Southern Africa

CSOs root for increased agriculture financing in EAC

Civil society organisations in East African Community mobilised by ActionAid, Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group (CSBAG) East and South African Farmers’ Federation (ESAFF) have advocated for increased funding for the agricultural sector

ESAFF Strategic Plan 2014-2016

This document presents the Strategic Plan of ESAFF for the period July 2014 – June 2016. This strategy builds on the achievements, challenges and lessons learnt from the implementation of the previous Strategic Plan 2011-2014. Is enchored on the Malabo D

ESAFF January 2015 e-newsletter

ESAFF e-newsletter for January 2015. Feel free to contact us with any comments

Communique: SADC Resources for SADC Citizens

This is a communique from the SADC People’s Summit which took place from August 15 – 16 2014 at the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) in Zimbabwe . It was presented to th SADC Heads of Government

Declaration: AU Malabo Declaration of 2014 Reinforces the Maputo Declaration of 2013

This is the just adopted Malabo declaration on Accelerated Agricultural Growth and Transformation for Shared Prosperity and Improved Livelihoods 2014 which was applauded by African citizens as one of the few conventions of the African Union and NEPAD whic

AFSA: Towards an Inclusive and Transparent COMESA Biotechnology and Biosafety Policy Development and Implementation Process

The Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA), an alliance of African farmer and civil society networks and allies has released a statement on the adoption of the COMESA Biotechnology and Biosafety policy by member states

Policy Brief: Harnessing the SADC Regional Agriculture Policy through Smallholder Agriculture, July 2014

This is a Policy Brief by Civil Society organisations working on the SADC RAP and the RAP Result Framework. As SADC citizens welcome the Regional Agricultural Policy (RAP) there are a few critical areas to ensure effective impact.

ESAFF Statement on AU’s African Year of Agriculture 2014

ESAFF Statement on AU’s African Year of Agriculture 2014

INVOLVE_1st Year Narrative Report

INVOLVE_1st Year Narrative Report

ESAFF Communication Toolkit_2013

ESAFF Communication Toolkit_2013

ESAFF Training Handbook on Governance

ESAFF Training Handbook on Governance

ESAFF Advocacy Toolkit_2014

ESAFF Advocacy Toolkit – 2014

MVIWATA_E-Bulletin_July 2013

MVIWATA_E-Bulletin_July 2013

SADC_9th CSF Statement – 14th August 2013

9th Southern Africa Civil Society Forum (10-­R08;14 August 2013, Lilongwe, Malawi) SADC WE WANT: ACTING TOGETHER -­R08; ENSURING ACCOUNTABILITY!

Call For OCA Consultancy 15 April to 15 May 2013

Consultancy For Provision of Organizational Capacity Assesment

New vacancy announcement 2012

ESAFF is hereby announcing positions for a Project Officer, Finance Officer, Communication Officer and others. Closing Date is 5th October 2012

Esaff Newsletter April to July 2011

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the Charter to End Extreme Hunger

The Charter was drafted by a coalition of aid agencies and civil society groups and outlines five key actions that governments of rich and poor countries should take to stop widespread starvation as a result of drought, high food prices and conflict.

EAC Food Security Action Plan 2010-2015

The East African Community Food Security Action Plan has been developed to address food insecurity in the region. It forms the initial step of implementing the provisions of the EAC Treaty as set out in Chapter 18 Articles 105 -110.

EAC Food Security Action Plan 2010-2015

The East African Community Food Security Action Plan has been developed to address food insecurity in the region. It forms the initial step of implementing the provisions of the EAC Treaty as set out in Chapter 18 Articles 105 -110.

ESAFF Brochure with contacts 2010

ESAFF Brochure 2010 with contacts

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PELUM Policy Briefing papers on agriculture financing, agro technology and trade

PELUM Policy Briefing papers on agriculture financing, agro technology and trade

ESAFF Constitution as ammended 15th April, 2011, Morogoro, Tanzania

This is the new ESAFF Constitution as it was ammended by ESAFF members during the Triennial General Summit (TGS) held in Morogoro, Tanzania on 15th April 2011