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Annick Sezibera

Executive Secretary, CAPAD, Burundi

Annick Sezibera is Executive Secretary of the Confederation of Associations of Agricultural Producers for Development (CAPAD) in Burundi.

Annick Sezibera

Biography

The organisation was created with the aim of strengthening the capacities of farmers' organisations with the aim of pooling available human resources in rural areas to fight against poverty and support the emergence of peasant leadership. CAPAD works on: (i) the intensification of agriculture and livestock production; the promotion of the rural entrepreneurship and search of new markets; extension and advice services as well as knowledge management to the members and strengthening organisational capacities of the members, especially financial and administrative skills. Annick has demonstrated strong leadership skills strengthening the capacities of the members of CAPAD, finding new markets for agricultural products and designing strategic partnerships. She has also introduced ICTs use in many of the farmers groups with the view to optimise production and quality.

Articles

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The CTA-funded project, Monitoring Family Farms Within CAPAD Member Cooperatives, aims to improve agricultural product development and marketing activities through the trial and use of ICTs. These technical developments are intended to better support farmer members of the Confederation of Agricultural Producer Associations for Development (CAPAD), in Burundi.

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events

  1. Aug 10

    Brussels Briefing 57: "Smallholder agriculture: key to food security/nutrition and sustainable food systems"

    The Brussels Briefing 57 on "Smallholder agriculture: key to food security/nutrition and sustainable food systems", organised by CTA, the European Commission/EuropeAid, discusses smallholder agriculture and its key role in delivering food security/nutrition, and sustainable food systems, as recognised in SDG 2.Examples of successes from smallholders in various sectors and value c…
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    Briefing
    Role:
    Panellist
  2. Aug 10

    Brussels Briefing 51: "Agriculture as an engine of economic reconstruction and development in fragile countries"

    The Brussels Briefing 51 discusses successes in the agricultural sector in some fragile countries which highlight entrepreneurship initiatives in the ground which support the various value chain actors, rural communities, young and women entrepreneurs.  While many challenges exist, the Briefing will demonstrate that new opportunities can also be leveraged and resilience shown.

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    Briefing
    Role:
    Panellist

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