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GOAL: 5 regional action plans and 7 subregional to be developed in negotiation with family farmers’ organisations by 2024

Subregional Action Plans approved or in development


Regional Policy on Peasant, Indigenous and Afro-descendant Family Agriculture 2018 – 2030 PAFCIA

The Family Farming Policy for peasants, indigenous people and people of African descent (PAFCIA) is a strategic instrument with a vision for the future for decision-making and for providing a framework for dialogue and political and technical advocacy. During the period 2018-2030, PAFCIA aims to strengthen family farming organizations at the national and regional levels.

The document was approved by the Ministers of Agriculture of the Central American and Dominican Republic Integration System, SICA, and includes proposals for improving environmental and production management, generating value added to production, support services, institutional framework and market, among others.

PROCESS LEADED BY THE PDRR Regional Rural Dialogue Program for Central America and the Dominican Republic and resulted from a collective definition exercise of the more than 22 organizations and almost one million members of family farming in the region.

OTHER ORGANIZATIONS: Regional Programme for Research on Development and Environment (PRISMA), OXFAM, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Latin American Centre for Rural Development (RIMISP).

Related document: PAFCIA 2018-2030


PROCESS LED BY: PROPAC (the Subregional Platform for Central African Peasant Organisations) and ECCAS (the Economic Community of Central African States).

A coordinating committee that currently comprise ECCAS, CEMAC, the FAO, IFAD, and PROPAC will manage the implementation of the roadmap to drive the process forward. This includes the final drafting of the Regional Action Plan for the UNDFF, which the ECCAS and CEMAC will approve and adopt when applicable.

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