Morogoro, 5th May 2021. Smallholder farmers across the East African Community (EAC) partner states have expressed shock and grief over... Read More
Public Social Accountability
The PSA Alliance is a consortium of organisations led by ActionAid International and including the Public Service Accountability Monitor (PSAM) of Rhodes University, Eastern and Southern Africa Small-Scale Farmers Forum (ESAFF) and SAfAIDS, which is implementing the project ‘Strengthening Social Accountability and Oversight in Health and Agriculture in Southern Africa’, with support from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).
Through this project, the PSA Alliance works to improve social accountability and gender-responsiveness in public resource management in health and agricultural services across five countries (Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe), contributing to the realisation of SADC commitments on HIV, sexual and reproductive rights (SRHR) and food security in the Southern African region
ESAFF through its member organizations has recorded a number of success stories: In Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania and Lesotho; national small-scale farmers’ fora are involved in campaigns to influence policies, land, trade, water and farmer-friendly credit schemes affecting farmers, also favourable land tenure policy and agriculture financing. This is done in collaboration with other like-minded players. Present and Future Plans ESAFF is prioritizing the... Read More
The Eastern and Southern Africa Small Scale Farmers Forum
ESAFF is a network of grassroots small scale farmers’ organizations working in 16 countries of Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA) region.
The Purpose of ESAFF
Is to enable Small Farmers in Eastern and Southern Africa to speak as a united voice so that issues, concerns and recommendations become an integral part of policies and practices at grassroots levels, National levels as well as at Regional and Global levels.