Word from the President
PAFO, the only continental scale Farmers’ platform in the world, is the voice of over eighty million Family African Farmers, integrated into over 70 national organizations, unions, federations, cooperatives, associations, etc., united in five regional networks operating at the heart of African agriculture. The five networks are: Eastern Africa Farmers Federation (EAFF), Plateforme Régionale des Organisations Paysannes d’Afrique Centrale (PROPAC), Réseau des organisations paysannes et de producteurs de l'Afrique de l'Ouest (ROPPA), Southern African Confederation of Agricultural Unions (SACAU), Union Maghrébine et Nord-Africaine des Agriculteurs (UMNAGRI).

PAFO and its Member networks work together on issues of continental interest that have a significant impact on African agriculture. PAFO brings together the peasants of the Continent around common needs, themes and challenges which unite them all and include access to land, financing, local, regional and continental trade, public investments in family farming, capacity building of farmers and their organizations, as well as the cross-cutting issues around climate change, the empowerment of rural women and young people, in addition to the current main challenge of 2020 - the Covid-19... la suite

Kolyang Palebale
President of PAFO