FANRPAN Annual High Level Regional Food Security Policy Dialogue 2010

Participants

The 2010 Annual Regional Dialogue was attended by 237 delegates from 4 continents and 24 countries. The participants represented were drawn from the following constituents:

  • Government - 51 participants including the Deputy Minister of Livestock and Fisheries from Zambia and two Ministers, Permanent Secretaries and other civil servants from the region.
  • Farmer organisations - 21 participants including the President of Namibia Emerging Commercial Farmers Union
  • Researchers – 44 from universities and research institutions
  • Civil Society & Non-Governmental Organisations - 26
  • Journalists and media practitioners - 28 from 9 African countries
  • International non-governmental organisations and UN bodies – 20
  • Regional Economic Communities – 3
  • Private Sector – 15
  • Sub-regional Organization - 3
  • Development Partners – 7 (USAID, GTZ, CTA, AfDB, Partnership to Cut Hunger and Poverty in Africa)
  • FANRPAN Board and Regional Secretariat – 19



Stakeholder category Number % of total
Civil Society Organisation / Non-governmental Organisation 26 10.97
Development Partners 7 2.95
FANRPAN Board and Regional Secretariat 19 8.02
Farmer Organisations 21 8.86
Government 51 21.52
International Non-Governmental Organisation 20 8.44
Media 28 11.81
Private Sector 15 6.33
Regional Economic Communities 3 1.27
Researchers 44 18.56
Sub-regional organizations 3 1.27
Total 237 100



Country representation Number % of total
Angola 2 0.84
Australia 1 0.42
Botswana 9 3.80
Burkina Faso 3 1.27
Democratic Republic of Congo 2 0.84
Italy 1 0.42
Kenya 2 0.84
Lesotho 5 2.11
Madagascar 2 0.84
Malawi 15 6.33
Mauritius 5 2.11
Mozambique 11 4.64
Namibia 71 29.96
Netherlands 1 0.42
South Africa 44 18.57
Swaziland 6 2.53
Sweden 1 0.42
Tanzania 5 2.11
Trinidad and Tobago 2 0.86
Uganda 3 1.27
United Kingdom 5 2.11
United States of America 2 0.84
Zambia 21 8.86
Zimbabwe 18 7.59
Total 237 100