A briefing note on the ‘Promoting Risk Pooling at Regional Level’ workshop held August 2019 JOHANNESBURG, 20 August 2019 (SACAU) — Farming and insurance industry players recently agreed to promote widespread adoption of weather-based index insurance (WBII) by smallholder farmers in southern Africa and established a Working Group (WG) to spearhead this effort. The decisions […]
SACAU is committed to a transformative agenda to agricultural development which is growth oriented and enterprise development focused. Core to its mission is promoting, advancing, protecting, defending the common interests of farmers in the region.
We believe strong farmers organisations are the prerequisite to strengthening the position and well-being of farming communities within countries in the region.
SACAU is a regional farmers’ organisation representing the common interest of farmers in southern Africa. It is membership based, and its core membership is open to national general apex farmers’ organisations in southern African countries.
Our organisation embraces diversity in agricultural systems, there is room for all types of agriculture (subsistence, small, medium, large) in the region.