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FAODA Partners


 1. International partners:


● Midwest Universities Consortium for International Activities, Inc

  Is a non-profit association established in 1964 with support from the Ford Foundation, the five largest Midwestern universities (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, University of Michigan, University of Minnesota and Ohio State University, Purdue University). 

MUCIA has a continuous record of partnerships with other institutions which as not members of higher education, as well as non-profit organizations to design and implement technical assistance projects and tutorials.

Through active partnership with Assembly, MUCIA got five members of the Assembly (Mohammed El-Madani, Mo'men  Kamal, Mohamed Al- Albermlgi, Omar Talat. Ezzat Bakry) to attend training on cultivation of medicinal and aromatic plants and on the area of institution building, and also there are five members of the Assembly got a foreign opportunities in the areas of rehabilitation exercises drying plants, aromatic and marketing of agricultural products and the extraction of essential oils in (Germany-Netherlands-Italy-Poland-Romania-Morocco).


● Cooperazione per lo Sviluppo dei Paesi Emergenti

   It is a non-profit organization founded in Italy in 1983, working in the field of international cooperation and solidarity and promoting intercultural dialogue and sustainable development, human rights, partnership with COSPE focused in training in organic farming and organic farm registration at the registry offices and certification of organic farms and organic products through sustainable development project in Wadi El-Rayan.


● U.S. Agency for international development (USAID)

  Cooperation with USAID was through multiple sectors:

- Development of rural income: through the fund 77,000 Egyptian pounds to implement micro-
  lending project, done through providing rural families with a pregnant female goat to each
  family, paying for nine months.

- Environmental education in schools: through direct partnership with the Egyptian
  environmental education program.

- Community development: through a grant from the NGO Support Service Center for the
  maintenance of natural resources and control wastewater pollution.


● Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)

  Signed a tripartite cooperation protocol between the Assembly and all of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), and creativity and fostering talented Assembly to which a training program for the ladies on handicrafts portraits aloregon for three months, during which train number of 15 girls and women in the village centre albsionih. As well as train number of 28 girls and women in the village of shakshouk – abshway district in Fayoum governorate to the handicraft aloregon portraits.


● World Bank

 -Through a grant for a project on environmental education in schools.

- By participating in workshops and conferences focusing on the study of development priorities.


● Italian University of Palermo (Palermo University)

  As the Assembly an essential partner in the joint programme for masters between Helwan University in Egypt and Palermo Italy in eco-tourism, Mr./Omar Mohammed Al-Masri got a tourism grant to study  the integrationist interfaces in University of Palermo, in October 2009.


 Slow Food international Italian Association

  Slow Food is environmental testing society, a non-profit organization, financed by its members.

Founded in 1989 to counteract fast food and fast life, and to stop the extinction of local gastronomic tradition due to the lack of significant interest to the people of food and its parent and tastes and the consequences of our choices of food for the rest of the world.

At present we have more than 100,000 members worldwide, allowing us to promote a new approach to food production, development of education programmes on nutrition and work to protect biodiversity.

And partner with Slow Food through nomination of  manager COSPE in Egypt the director to participate in the exhibition and conference Terra Madera at its second session in 2006, organized by Slow Food every two years, and was one of the most important result of this first official collaboration, is publicity in Egypt a first Slow Food group in Fayoum (Slow Food Convivium Fayoum)


● Cooperazione Internazionale Sud Sud (CISS)

  Is an Italian non-governmental non-profit organization, established in 1985 and officially recognized by the Italian Ministry from Foreign Affairs and working for the promotion and implementation of cooperation projects in developing countries in the areas of environmental crafts and tourism areas in cooperation with the Assembly.


● Italian Cooperation in Egypt

  It's mutually supportive and partnership in the areas of organic agriculture –handicrafts – ecotourism.



● German Agency for technical cooperation (gtz)

Founded as a private company in Eschborn near Frankfurt in 1975 to work in the area of sustainable development, gtz funded Association to implement project to reduce ground water level and water leakage in a village of Fayoum governorate.



● German Agency for technical cooperation (gtz) in Saudi Arabia

  Where the Assembly held training session for two months for number 2 agricultural engineers which works in agency in Saudi Arabia.



Aid to Artisans (ATA)

 an international nonprofit organization, is a recognized leader in economic development for the craft sector. By linking artisans to new markets and buyers to culturally meaningful and innovative products, ATA provides needed economic opportunities to artisans to build profitable craft businesses.


● North South Consultants Exchange

  The Association main partner on the areas of eco-tourism and handicrafts training.


 ● Saudi society of organic agriculture (SOFA)

  German Agency Nominated the Association to receive a delegation from the Saudi Association for technical cooperation in organic agriculture (SOFA), which get training course on a private associations in organic agriculture.



2. Local partners:

   ■ Research and scientific contacts: 

 ● Central Laboratory for organic agriculture (CLOA)

  Founded at 2002 in agricultural research, Giza, it's a key partner in the area of training and rehabilitation for organic agriculture, who nominated Association to train 1,800 farmers in Fayoum villages under his supervision on organic farming practices, this done according the framework of the OA training national campaign which funded by the EU, through the Industrial Training Council (ITC).


● Faculty of Agriculture – Fayoum University.

● Faculty of tourism and hotels – Fayoum University

● Faculty of social work at – Fayoum University


  ■ Actors/supportive in development field:

● Fair Trade Egypt (FTE)

  The main partner of the Association in the marketing environmental handicrafts of groups of handicrafts and natural organic herbs, which produced by Fayoum community members' farms, as well as it’s a key partner in the field of eco-tourism.


● The Egyptian Centre for supporting community organizations (ENGO)

  Through the nomination Association for the first fund to the center in 2006, with funding from Vodafone for reduce pesticide use in agriculture unsafe project to.


● Vodafone Telecom (Vodafone)

  Vodafone funded the reduce pesticide use unsafe in agriculture project to through the Egyptian Centre for supporting organizations.





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 Fayoum Agro Organic
 Development Association

Address: El-Mohafza Buildings -
               Interance “A”

               Gamal Abdul-Nasser St.,

               Fayoum - Egypt
 TeleFax:  (202) 6330776

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