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Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between CropLife Africa Middle East and Agriculture and Trade Promotion (ATP)
The signature of the Memorandum of Understanding with the Agriculture & Trade Promotion Project today marks another important milestone in the strategic re-positioning of our industry association particularly here in West and Central Africa.

However, before entering more in the details of the engagement and the strategic approach of our industry in this part of Africa I would like to describe and explain to you in a few words the global network and purpose of our industry association.
Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between CropLife Africa Middle East and Agriculture and Trade Promotion (ATP) [ 97 kb ]


USAID-ATP and CropLife Africa Middle East Agree
The Agribusiness and Trade Promotion (ATP) project funded by USAID and CropLife Africa Middle East signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen their cooperation to improve the volume and value of agricultural produces in West Africa.

The MoU provides a framework for the two organizations to design and implement work programmes aimed at providing farmers with innovative agricultural technologies and knowhow to improve their productivity, secure their harvests, and establish and strengthen their access to input and output markets.
USAID-ATP and CropLife Africa Middle East Agree [ 137 kb ]


Assessment of Common Activities with IFDC: 2006-2007
Assessment of the common activities, between April-2006 and April-2007, related to the Memorandum of Understanding between CropLife Africa Middle East and IFDC, which was signed in April-2004.
IFDC Assessment for 2006-2007 [ 635 kb ]


Assessment of Common Activities with IFDC: 2005-2006
Assessment of the common activities, between April-2005 and April-2006, related to the Memorandum of Understanding between CropLife Africa Middle East and IFDC, which was signed in April-2004.
IFDC Assessment for 2005-2006 [ 547 kb ]


Assessment of Common Activities with IFDC: 2004-2005
Assessment of the common activities, between April-2004 and April-2005, related to the Memorandum of Understanding between CropLife Africa Middle East and IFDC, which was signed in April-2004.
IFDC Assessment for 2004 [ 74 kb ]


IFDC-CropLife Partnership

IFDC, an International Center for Soil Fertility and Agricultural Development, is a public international organization whose mission is to help developing or transitional countries to raise their agricultural productivity in a sustainable manner. IFDC is active in 15 countries in Africa and the Middle East and has permanent offices in
seven West African countries.

After several years of informal collaboration, CropLife and IFDC signed an MoU on 14-April-2004. This document details the collaboration, which includes: strengthening agro-input dealers and their associations; training of trainers; supporting the development of a regional regulatory framework for crop protection products; creation of awareness and communication.

IFDC-CropLife Partnership (English) [ 316 kb ]
IFDC-CropLife Partnership (French) [ 852 kb ]


MoU signed with COMESA

CropLife Africa Middle East signs MoU with” The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa” (COMESA)

The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) is a regional integration grouping of African states (Burundi, Comoros, DRC, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sudan, Swaziland, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe) which have agreed to promote regional integration through trade development and to develop their natural and human resources for the mutual benefit of all their peoples.

The partnership will cover the promotion and facilitation of regional harmonisation efforts on:

  • Pesticide regulatory measure and registration systems.
  • Biosafety regulations for the registration and commercialisation of genetically modified organisms (GMO's).
COMESA MoU 2006-12-16 [ 126 kb ]


MoU signed with FANRPAN

CropLife Africa Middle East signs MoU with FANRPAN.

The MoU was signed between the parties on 24-January-2006 which outlines the partnership covering the promotion and facilitation of:

  • Safe use initiatives.
  • Regional harmonisation efforts of biosafety regulations for the registration and commercialisation of genetically modified organisms (GMO’s).
FANRPAN MoU 24-01-06 [ 67 kb ]


CropLife Uganda contract with DANIDA

CropLife Uganda has concluded a contract with the “Agribusiness Development Component” (ABDC) on behalf of DANIDA's “Agricultural Sector Program Support” (ASPS) for the implementation of a programme termed “Decentralisation of Chemical Dealer Certification”.

This programme is to conduct a Train-the-Trainer programme which when rolled out will certify all the dealerships affiliated to the Uganda National Agro-Input Dealers Association (UNADA). A total of 30 candidates will undergo the designated training, 20 selected from UNADA representing the 10 regions and 10 from CropLife Uganda. The training comprises a 10-day course, for which the curriculum was developed by the Makarera University, Agricultural Faculty at Kabanyora.

Uganda-DANIDA [ 29 kb ]