FANRPAN: POLICY INFLUENCING NETWORK IN AFRICA

Date published on source: 
Tuesday, May 12, 2020

During a regional conference some twenty-six years ago, it dawned on the Ministers of Agriculture from east and southern Africa that they were missing the voice of non-state actors in their deliberations. As government representatives, it was imperative to incorporate the views of all other stakeholders to ensure the development and implementation of food and natural resource (FANR) policies that were ideal for the region. There was need for a multi-stakeholder policy research and analysis network that would generate evidence to inform policy processes.