CEFA – The European Committee for Education and Agriculture (Comitato Europeo per la Formazione e l’Agricultura) was founded on September 23, 1972 in Bologna by Giovanni Bersani, Father Angelo Cavagna, and a group of agricultural cooperatives linked with the Christian Workers Movement (Movimento Cristiano Lavoratori).
CEFA is involved in projects aimed at sustainable development in rural areas with actions in particular aimed at agriculture, livestock, energy and environmental issues, the defence and purifying of water, to which other specific activities of social participation, technical formation and hygiene education.
It assigns as its priorities the attainment of nutritional self-sufficiency and to answering the primary needs of the populations aided. Every project strives to join together operations that are directly productive with others oriented towards cultural and social growth, allotting particular importance to the democratic organisational capacities of the communities involved.
|Fields of work:||development cooperation / campaigning / integration / awareness raising|
|Topics:||development / migration / education|
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Languages & Countries
|Main operation languages:||Italian|
|Other language skills:||English / French / Spanish; Castilian|
|Countries working in currently:||Guatemala / Ecuador / Morocco / Tunisia / Kenya / Tanzania / Somalia|
|Countries worked in previously:||Argentina / Bosnia and Herzegovina / Albania / Chile|