ROPPA Monitors 13 West African Countries on Family Farm

Participants posed for photos at the end of the workshop

8 with Good Results, 5 Poor

ROPPA’s (Reseaux des Organizations Paysannes et de Produceteus de l’Afrique de l’ouest), a West African farmers’ Union 2017/2018 report on agro-forestry pastoral and fisheries campaign indicates that, out of 13 countries monitored on the performance of family farm, eight had good results while five had poor results.

Several factors including lack of access to quality inputs, limited extension services, lack of or limited agricultural lending, land accessibility, lack of market, climate change effects and many other constraints are still hampering the performance of family farms in West African countries, including Togo, Mali, Senegal, Guinea, Ghana, Guinea, Burkina Faso and Niger, Benin, Ivory…

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