The Sustainable Agriculture and Lead Farmer is a program that aims at reducing poverty and vulnerability to climate change through the promotion of sustainable agricultural practices and the Lead Farmer model of extension service delivery
SALFP aims to address the challenges associated with accessing extension servicesand increase food security and resilience of communities by implementing sustainable agriculture. The 5 year programme (2014-2019) is led by Development Fund of Norway and has implementing partners, namely: CEPA, African Institute of Corporative Citizenship (AICC), Find Your Feet (FYF), Heifer International, Malawi Union of Savings and Credit Cooperatives (MUSCO), Mzuzu Agricultural Development Division (MZADD), Network for Youth in Development (NFYD) and Trustees for Agricultural Promotion Programme (TAPP). SALFP is funded by the Royal Norwegian Embassy.
In order to enhance policy implementation and up-scaling ofsustainable agriculture and the lead farmer approach, the project will among others contribute to policy development related to agriculture, climate change, natural resources management and cross-cutting issues.CEPA is therefore responsible for strengthening policy and advocacy framework related to agriculture, climate change, natural resources and cross-cutting issues.