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Strengthening Capacity to Address Smallholder Cotton Farmers Needs

Cooperative Development Organisation

Implementing Partners and Organisations

National Forum of Cotton Producers

Period of Implementation

January 2018 - December 2022

Geographic scope

Africa: Mozambique


$ 118,564
€ 112 918


Agriculture & Fisheries

Type of Activity

Networking, Technical Assistance & Advisory


FONPA protects the rights and advance the interest of smallholder's cotton farmers to improve their livelihoods. This is achieved through a) Strengthened capacity of FONPA to effectively represent its members and provide member services, b) Improved production, productivity and access to markets, and c) Increased influence on agricultural policy formulation by FONPA. The target group is 7 Provincial Associations, 304 local associations with a total of 11 695 members. Indirectly the target group comprises of approximately 300 000 cotton producers in Mozambique.

Project Objectives

FONPA aims to contribute to the improved livelihood of the smallholder cotton farmers and the development of the cotton sector.

Impact on SDGs

SDG2 - Zero Hunger
SDG8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth

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