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Associations of Agricultural Producers


01/19 - 12/20


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CAPAD - Confédération des Associations des Producteurs Agricoles pour le Développement IMPACT AND LONG-TERM OUTCOME The improved practices and policies of the Burundian government and other stakeholders such as private sector,allow cooperatives / farmers' organisations, especially the women farmer, to be heard and to have access to farming inputs, land and to decent work. TARGETED OUTCOMES TARGETED OUTCOME(S): Improved policies Government : (1) Legal recognition of land access/ compulsory registration of women#s/wife#s farmers on land titles; (2) Laws and regulations governing the agricultural sector are (changed) in favour of farmers and/or famers# organisations TARGETED OUTCOME(S): Strengthened CSOs: (3) Farmers' organisations are strengthened by having a gender approach ingovernance and plans; (4) A sustainable peasant seeds system is strongly supported by enabled advisory frameworks of Civil Society Organisations. EARLY AND INTERMEDIATE OUTCOMES 1. 1100 Improved Policies # Governments: Global Actors: # Cases of (sub) national governments or global actors adopting/implementing improved gender sensitive promoting small scale producers landrights <(>&<)> access to water (following Oxfam/partners actions) 2. 1400 Improved Policies: # of cases where Oxfam/partners influenced the Governments or global actors in adopting/implementing policies on (i) Sustainable food production and consumption, (ii) Land Rights and (iii) Climate Change with a gender sensitive lens. 3. 1420 Strengthened CSOs: # or national CSOs increasingly participate in or initiate influencing and advocacy efforts on (i) Sustainable food production and consumption, (ii) Land Rights and (iii) Climate Change with a gender sensitive lens. 4. 1520 Strengthened CSOs: # CSOs influencing and advocating on farmers freedom to operate, positively strengthen innovation plant breeding and promote plant genetic diversity and Farmers Rights (as defined in ITPGRFA) contributing to the right to food. CAPAD'S PROJECT CONTRIBUTION Capad is set to intervene in all provinces of Burundi in general with particular focus tothe 6 provinces constituting 40 communes: Cibitoke (6 communes), Bubanza (5 communes), Muramvya (5 communes), Mwaro ( 6 communes), Gitega (11 communes), Karusi (7 communes). Specifically contribution of Capad will focus on four of the five project#s outcomes in their coverage nationwide. On one hand, Capad is expected to set a national database of land-based conflicts involving women and the judgments handed on so far for the last 10 years. This is expected to serve as lobbying tools in favour of gender sensitive policiesregarding land access in Burundi. On the other hand, Capad will lead the process of campaign for implementation of inclusive and integrated approach in alignment with the Plan National de Développement (PND) of Burundi. Furthermore, Capad will join the process ofdevelopment of "peasant seeds system" with capacity development for cooperatives to develop members capacities in seeds harvesting and use from one season to another nationwide.

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