JOINT RELEASE: FAO and PAFO committed to supporting Africa’s farmers and Sign a new partnership agreement

7 February 2022, Accra/Kigali – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has signed a five-year partnership agreement with the Pan-African Farmers’ Organization (PAFO) that will see farmers have a greater voice in policy processes, and farmers’ associations in Africa strengthened.

It is the first time the two organizations have put in place a formal partnership. PAFO represents over 70 small-scale farmers and producers’ organizations from 49 countries in Africa, and FAO is the UN organization working for better production, better nutrition, a better environment, and a better life for all, leaving no one behind.

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