The Forest and Farm Facility (FFF) Country Coach, Sophie Grouwels, is on a working mission to Ghana together with the International Institute of Environment and Development (IIED) team led by Duncan MacQueen from the 1st June -10th June 2023 and will be visiting field sites, attending meetings and especially supporting the GhaFFaP round table with Financial Institutions on Access to finance for Forest and Farm Producer Organizations (FFPOs). During the mission, members of the Ghana Federation of Forest and Famer Producers (GhaFFaP), representing fourteen (14) Forest and Farm Producer Organizations will be trained on Business Risk Assessment and Business incubation. GhaFFaP, a national apex federation of smallholder forest and farm producers, is a key partner of the Forest and Farm Facility in Ghana.
The Forest and Farm Facility (FFF) is a multi-partnership trust fund between the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), and AgriCord. The Facility is funded by Finland, Germany, Norway through the Flexible Multi-Partner Mechanism of FAO, Sweden, the Netherlands, the United States of America, and IKEA.