Programmes & Services

bullet Programmes

� To provide appropriate training programmes, leadership workshops, technical course/notes, handbooks, for the benefit of union members
� Represent Union members in negotiations with NEC in agriculture for fair labour practices
� To provide and facilitate the provision of technical extension, administrative support and advisory services to the union members through field days, shows and demonstra tions, news letters, brochures and magazine.
� To undertake appropriate agricultural research programmes for the union and disseminate appropriate new farming technologies to the members

bullet Services

� To lobby for and negotiate conducive and favourable agricultural polices to benefit the members and the farmers in general.
� Organize crop production, marketing and trade trainings, create website and database for trade partners for the benefit of its members.
� To lobby for subsidized farming inputs programmes for its members.
� To lobby for cash and trade discounts from strategic partners for the benefit of union members
� Establish internet-based networks with market providers and lobby for and facilitate contract farming and financial package support for the farmers with strategic partners.
� Arrange, lobby and advocacy trainings, analyze legislations, organize lobby workshops and develop a shared lobby platform with other Farmers Unions and stake holders
� Develop mainstreaming policies, organize linkages with partner organizations and carry out awareness campaigns on environment, gender HIV and AIDS.