Near East & North 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: Joseph Schechla – Habitat International Coalition (HIC), Egypt

  • Alternate: Souad Mahmoud – WMW, Tunisia

  • Alternate: Hiba AL-Jibeihi – LVC, Palestine

Secretariat
  • Ahmed Mansour – Habitat International Coalition (HIC), Egypt


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

Our work 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 NERC:

35th session of the Regional Conference for the Near East and North Africa, March 2020, Muscat, Oman

Last Regional CSO Consultation:

19 – 21 of February, Beirut, Lebanon

Last NERC:

34th session of the Regional Conference for the Near East and North Africa, 7 – 11 of May 2018, Rome, Italy

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

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...
Jan 2024

The IPC at the 1st Sub-Committee on Fisheries

The IPC Working Group on Fisheries is participating in the 1st...
Dec 2023

Europe and North America promote biopiracy at the 10th ITPGRFA Governing Body

When we arrived at the FAO plenary room in Rome, we...
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.