POPCORD - Accompanied mid-term self-assessment of the SEPOP project to strengthen Farmer Organizations

May 2022
June 2022
Role in the project
OPA Evaluation and Strengthening Expertise


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Agriculture Agroecology Market

Main goals

The overall objective of the Sepop project, which is the subject of this evaluation, is to contribute to the sustainable development of the agricultural sector and to improve the technical, financial and commercial capacities of family farms, through the strengthening of Farmers' Organizations and their sustainability.

@photo credits: Gail Malbete

Specific objectives

The main objectives of the accompanied self-evaluation are to provide agri-agencies, AFD and implementing partners with an overall assessment of project performance and formulate lessons and recommendations, and in particular:
SO1. Assess the results of the project and its impact on strengthening the technical and organizational capacities of POs, to understand the institutional and political environment, to influence public policies and to evaluate knowledge capitalization initiatives
SO2. Evaluate the functioning of the project with regard to its coordination and the processes of exchanges, monitoring-evaluation and capitalization between the agri-agencies involved
SO3. Evaluate the integration in the project of cross-cutting issues of gender, youth and climate change

Related people

Project Manager / Agriculture & Market / France

Julien Gonnet

Holder of a Professional Master II in Sustainable Development from the University of Geneva and a Master I in Geography from the University of Jean Moulin, he brings his expertise in project building and project management on agricultural markets, the use of ICT within the agriculture sector, the implementation of certification (organic, fair...) and engineering training

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Cédric Rabany

Holder of a Master of Science, "Agricultural Engineer and territories development" from the Institut Supérieur d’Agriculture (ISARA Lyon), he brings his expertise in agro-food/agricultural sectors' analysis and development, strengthening of supplychain actors (producers, private/public actors, agro-food industries...), socio-economic analysis of agricultural chains and his great knowledge of companies in these markets

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