Federation Paysanne KAFO

Federation KAFO, a smallholder farmers’ organization working primarily in the Oio and Cacheu regions of Guinea-Bissau, is conserving and multiplying heritage white fonio (Digitaria exilis) whose center of origin is the savannah region of West Africa. Federation KAFO is consolidating strategies developed from the knowledge of more than 5,000 farm families in 59 rural communities, with a focus on developing its nutritional qualities and revitalizing its cultural significance in the region.

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