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Sustainable Cotton for Women and Youth Empowerment in Southern Africa

Cooperative Development Organisation

Implementing Partners and Organisations

National Forum of Cotton Producers - FONPA

Period of Implementation

October 2020 - June 2023

Geographic scope

Africa: Mozambique


$ 861,000
€ 820 000


Bilateral Aid: Swedish Embassy


Agriculture & Fisheries, Rural Development

Type of Activity

Governance and Organizational Strengthening, Value Chains / Socioeconomic Circuits

Project Objectives

To defend and promote the rights and interests of cotton producers in Mozambique to improve livelihoods, in harmony with the principles of sustainable development, based on the economic, social and environmental dimensions. Indirectly approximately 300 000 cotton producers are involved. 

Impact on SDGs

SDG8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth

Direct beneficiaries

Organisations: 304

Individuals: 11695

Local stakeholders

Groups of farmers

Key Tags

Inequalities, Informal economy