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ESAFF- Platforms for Small Scale Farmers


01/16 - 12/18


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Eastern and Southern African Farmers Forum-Uganda (ESAFF-Uganda) is part of a regional small scale farmers# coalition established in 2002 during the World Summit for Sustainable Development (WSSD) in Johannesburg to bring together small scale farmers, pastoralists and traditional fisher folks at different levels into a social movements with a common aspirations and ensure learning <(>&<)> linkages. ESAFF- Uganda will work with consortium members of R2F project and other likeminded organizations to push for the recognition of small scale farmers# voices by organizing and participating on high level lobby meetings, campaigns, dialogues and policy meetings. ESAFF #Uganda will also map and establish linkages with government entities directly involved in the sectors e.g. Agriculture that the program contribute towards. ESAFF Uganda will work directly with the small scale food producers to test the models (CMSS <(>&<)> CRAEM) to generate evidences in Amuru, Soroti, Amuria and Gulu, organize and participate in dialogues and events that push for recognition of small scale food producers# rights to seeds and lands for the realization of rights to food of women and other small scale food producers by taking advantage of spaces at her disposal at different levels which may include local, national, regional and global levels. ESAFF will ensure that the Farmers groups# capacity is strengthened through GALS methodology and also establish collaborations with the neighborhood assemblies- a platform under F4D where citizens raise their concerns to key decisions makers at local levels. ESAFF will also ensure that the small scale farmers are supported to attend important dialogues, conferences and workshops amongst others that advocate for secure seeds and land rights for small scale food producers.

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