Programme for the Promotion of Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development (PAD II) : Strengthening of Farmer-Based Organizations

This contract aims at strengthening farmer-based organizations (FBO) as part of the GIZ PAD II programme. In Tunisia, two types of FBO can be distinguished: a) the Mutual Agricultural Service Companies (Sociétés Mutuelles de Services Agricoles, SMSA) and b) the Agricultural Development Groups (Groupements de Développement Agricole, GDA).

The purpose of the contract is to strengthen organizational structures and capacities for service provision of 14 FBOs already cooperating with PAD II in the North West and Central West regions.

The following main services are being realised:

  • Analysis, preparation, awareness raining
  • Capacity building
  • Exchange, capitalisation