11 September 2015

COLEACP supports CaFAN efforts to assist with rehabilitation of small-farm-families’ livelihoods in Dominica

Written by Nyasha
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The COLEACP (Europe-ACP Liaison Committee) has contributed 20,000 Euros to assist CaFAN with rehabilitation of small-farm-families’ in Dominica amidst the devastation resulting from the impact of tropical storm Erica. 

According to Guy StinglhamberGeneral Director of Programs, General Delegate Coleacp, "for Coleacp association of ACP and European members, using their own financial resources to support CaFAN's members in this case, is really a confirmation of solidarity between the COLEACP family which include CaFAN".

CaFAN is monitoring the ongoing agricultural assessment, which is been being conducted, and the funds from COLEACP will be used to help small farmers with land clearing, seeds and agricultural inputs.  

Please click on the link below to access the press release.

CaFAN to assist with rehabilitation of small-farm-families’ livelihoods in Dominica 

 

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