Africa

IPC is represented by the Nyéléni Europe and Central Asia Food Sovereignty Movement (Nyéléni ECA). Nyéléni ECA is a political and social alliance of grassroots, community based movements and organizations, representing small-scale food producers.

Facilitation
  • Facilitator: Racheal Kalaba – Mouvement International de la Jeunesse Agricole et Rurale Catholique (MIJARC), Zambia

  • Alternate: Gladys Mibei – Mouvement International de la Jeunesse Agricole et Rurale Catholique (MIJARC), Kenya

  • Alternate: Théophile Niyibizi – Mouvement International de la Jeunesse Agricole et Rurale Catholique (MIJARC), Burundi

Secretariat
  • Lamine Coulibaly – CNOP/ROPPA, Mali


IPC organizations are
present and active in:

Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameron, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of Congo, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

See the list of FAO Member countries in the region.

CSOs Regional Consultation

The IPC Regional Process is responsible to organize independently at the regional level the Regional Consultation of Civil Society Organizations. These consultations are orgnanized before the FAO Regional Conference to work on a shared and common declaration to be read during the Conferences.
The CSOs participate as observers to the FAO Regional Conferences. The participants are decided among the different CSOs (IPC and non IPC organizations) present at the Consultation.

Last CSO Regional Consultation

21-22 February 2024 Casablanca, Morocco

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Last ARC

The 33rd Session of the FAO Regional Conference for Africa (ARC33) will be held in Morocco on 18-20 April 2024, hosted by the Kingdom of Morocco.

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Last CSO Regional Consultation

28-29 March 2022 – Online

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Last ARC

32th FAO Regional Consultation for Africa was held online on the 11-14 April 2022

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MULTIMEDIA

Latest updates on our work

Oct 2021

Handbook on Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) for small-scale fishing communities

Handbook on Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) for small-scale fishing communities...
Oct 2021

Civil Society Report on the use and implementation of the Tenure Guidelines

Synthesis Report on Civil Society experiences regarding the use and implementation...
Dec 2020

Ten Years of Nyéléni – Much to celebrate!

A decade ago, the movements of peasants, fisherfolk, shepherds, women, migrants,...
LATEST NEWS

Latest updates on our work

Apr 2024

A meeting in Africa to assess the implementation of fishers’ rights

On March 11th, 2024, a pivotal four-day workshop on fishers’ rights...
Feb 2024

African Civil Society Organizations meet ahead of the 33rd FAO Regional Conference

The city of Casablanca in Morocco hosted the consultation of African...
Jan 2024

Small-Scale Fishers overlooked at the 1st COFI Sub-Committee meeting

The inaugural session of the Sub-Committee on Fisheries Management unfolded virtually...
Who we are

A group fighting for the right to food

IPC is represented by the Nyéléni Europe and Central Asia Food Sovereignty Movement (Nyéléni ECA). Nyéléni ECA is a political and social alliance of grassroots, community based movements and organizations, representing small-scale food producers.