Prince Kapondamgaga-CEO

Farmers Union of Malawi (FUM) is an umbrella body of farmers and farmer organizations in Malawi which was established in 2003 under the Trustees Incorporation with the aim of creating a conducive policy environment for farmers in Malawi. It is founded on three key operational areas namely; Institutional development, Policy and advocacy, and Agribusiness and market access.

Vision
To ensure a union of Malawi Farmers with a powerful collective voice to advance the interest of farmers.

Mission
To promote and safeguard the interests of all farmers in Malawi and create a conducive agricultural operating environment for improved agricultural productivity, market access and increased farmer income.

KEY STRATEGIC AREAS FOR 2017-2021

  • Contribute to improved evidence-based and predictable agricultural policy environment
  • Access to agribusiness and marketing services by FUM paid-up members increased
  • Climate smart agricultural practices enhanced
  • Women and youth economically and socially empowered
  • FUM institutional capacity strengthened. following are the intended key result areas:

KEY OPERATIONAL AREAS

  1. Institutional Development and Investments

2. Research, Policy and Partnerships

3. Agribusiness and Marketing