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Introduction by Alex Danau, Collectif Stratégies Alimentaires. Video!
Session 1. Situation and challenges of financing of FO and agricultural professionals’ organizations
Constraints on the self-determination of FO linked to dependence vis-à-vis funding. Denis Pesche – Sociologist Assistant director UMR ART-Dev CIRAD (France). Video!
Some references on the funding situation of FO. Anne Souharse - responsible of monitoring and evaluation at l’AFDI (France). Video!
Session 2. Experience of self-financing of FO and agricultural professionals’ organizations
Experience of SEXAGON (Mali). Faliry Boly – Secretary General SEXAGON. Video!
Experience of KENFAP Services Ldt (Kenya). Charles Gitau Mutura – General manager KSL. Video!
Experience of BoerenBond (Belgium). Kristof Volckaert, Advisor Agricultural policy in developing countries BoerenBond.
Session 3. The necessary organization to implement levies on the product commercialization
Main institutional mechanisms and lessons learnt from West African experiences. Ousmane Ndiaye – National manager ASPRODEB (Senegal).
Discussion on lessons learnt from session 2
Session 4. Ensuring the "percolation" of resources collection to all organizational levels of the producer’s organizations
Articulation between the FO’s different levels and functions in terms of financial self-sufficiency. Mamadou Cissokho, honorary president ROPPA. Video!
Summary of the day’s discussions