The Agroforestry Technical Assistance Facility (ATAF) was created by Moringa Partnership to provide technical assistance in relation to investments of the Fund in order to enhance their environmental and social positive impacts and upscale these investments.
ATAF will contribute to remove the barriers to the development of viable agroforestry systems and the inclusion of smallholders in pioneering outgrowing scheme. Allowing farmers to gain access to training, supporting innovative research and development programs and assisting commercial initiative, ATAF will create an enabling environment to increase the resilience of farmers and landscape in Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa.
ATAF will be a unique and innovative tool to adapt value chain to climate change, increase farmers’ resilience and promote agroforestry as a sustainable way to boost, upscale and replicate actions of portfolio companies.
The Agroforestry Technical Assistance Facility (ATAF) achieves first closing of USD 2.4 million, including donation from the French Facility for Global Environment (FFEM), the Investment and Support Fund for Businesses in Africa (FISEA – AFD Group), the African Development Bank via its multi-donor Fund for African Private Sector Assistance (FAPA), the Common Fund for Commodities (CFC) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).