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.

Contact data

Country: Italy
Address: Via Lame 118
Telephone: +39 051 520285
Fax: +39 051 520712
E-Mail: info@cefaonlus.it
Website: http://www.cefaonlus.it
Contact Person: Alice Fanti
Tel: 0039051520285
Link to this organisation: https://diaspora-engagement.eu/org/cefa-onlus/

Organisation details

Fields of work: development cooperation / campaigning / integration / awareness raising
Topics: development / migration / education
Memberships in networks:
Legal status: formal

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