Duration: 2013-2015 (24 months)
EAFF Contact person: Mainza Mugoya and Stephen Muchiri
Grant Objectives and links to the Strategic Objectives
The overall goal of this project is to enhance the opportunities of East African farmers to participate and contribute effectively in food security policy dialogue for a better farmer livelihood. The indicator of achievement for the overall objective is that East Africa Farmers have participatory defined their contribution to Food Security Policy dialogue and put it into value at regional, national and sub-national level. The source of verification will be the existence and application of strategic guidelines for FOs involvement in food security-related policy debates.
The specific objective is to strengthen the capacities, engagement and effectiveness of Eastern Africa FOs in policy-making, having an impact on food security and nutrition. The indicator of achievement for the overall objective is the messages elaborated into strategic policies utilized to influence the decision making process. The project will be implemented in four countries - Burundi, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, through one EAFF member organization in each country. The project has three result areas. This section describes the result areas, project outputs and the activities to achieve these outputs.
- Result Area 1 : Food security-related policies have been analyzed, and farmer organizations have develop positions on selected policies
- Result Area 2: Capacity of EAFF and NFOs to analyze food security policies, including agriculture budget expenditure and commodity-specific policies is strengthened
- Result Area 3: Farmer Organization's policy positions have advanced along the policy processes at the national and regional levels
EUR 1,398,461 (One Million, Three Hundred Ninety Eight Thousand, Four Hundred Sixty One Euros only)