Charity information

FARM-Africa

FARM-Africa works with poor rural communities in eastern Africa, helping them to grow more food, keep their livestock healthy and manage their natural resources sustainably.

Founded 1985

  • Mission statement

    FARM-Africa transforms the lives of African farmers, helping them to find a way out of poverty, permanently.

    FARM-Africa's vision is a prosperous rural Africa. We believe in working with those most in need to help them lead their own development. Our goal is to reduce poverty by enabling marginal African farmers and herders to make sustainable improvements to their well-being through more effective management of their natural resources.

  • Aims

    FARM-Africa aims to:

    • Demonstrably improve the practice of agricultural development by government, civil society and private sector staff.
    • Develop models of good practice in smallholder development, pastoral development and community forest management that demonstrably reduce poverty in diverse situations and with wide applicability.
    • Improve relevant government policies that inhibit the uptake of good practice and prioritisation of agriculture in public sector expenditure.
    • Increase understanding of, and engagement in, Africa agricultural development among the public, media, companies and organisation in the North and South.
  • Overview

    Established: August 1985

    Registered Charity Number: 326901

    Board members: 10

    Full time staff: 235

    Part time staff: 3

    Volunteers: 15

    Phone number: 020 7430 0440

    Address: Ground Floor, Clifford's Inn, Fetter Lane, London EC4A 1BZ

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