Centre National pour le Développement et l'Appui à la Participation Populaire / Center for Development and Support for the Population Participation

Acronym/Acronyme : CENADEP
Description : The Center for Development and Support for the Population Participation is a national NGO which covers the whole of the DRC. Services it renders include Paysans’ accompagniement for more production, helping paysans to set up good frameworks for themselves and advocacy for paysans interests and rights. The structure of organization (management) is as follows, General Assembly - Manegment steering committee - Control committee – Direction. Partnerships with other non research stake holders are with the, many European organizations (NGOs and Association). Most of them give funds to support local producers. SOS FAIM /Belgique support also the production, transformation and trading of agricultural products. Lessons learnt from partnerships above include permanent exchanges and experiences share, financial management and projects implementation for the benefit of local populations. Partnerships considered innovative are those that give more meaning to local populations' rights and interests. Challenges faced in partnerships included, lack of mutual respect by from time to time, some lack of confidence, difficulty in accessing funds on time. Challenges of managing the mentioned partnerships: .en respectant perupuleusement les termes des accords. Challenges were mitigated by internal capacity building, dialogues with partners, training members and stakeholders to stop begging for money i.e. internal economical independence. Areas of interest in future partnerships for the organization are in advocacy for the local population rights, Fields' projects implementation (agricultural projects) and, Reforestation projects mainly around the forest and mining exploitation areas. CENADEP is interested in participating in PAEPARD project. It can share its case studies on the field projects we have in the Bas Congo Province (west of the DRC). This initiative relevant for the African region in terms of development. It seems to be an opportunity for us and for all the stakeholders to emphasize the agricultural domain in DRC for the economical development.

Physical address/Adresse physique

Street/Rue : 1150, av TABORA,
Street/Rue : C / BARUMBU
Country/Pays : Democratic Republic of Congo
Phone/Téléphone : 0999982097

Postal address/Adresse postale

Country/Pays : Democratic Republic of Congo


Details for Head of Institution/Détail responsable
Details for Contact Person/Personne à contacter
Name/Nom : Freddy MUMBA : Projects coordinator
Email :

Institution detail and legal status/Detail institution et statut légal

Year of establishment/Année de creation : 2000


Mandat : National
ARD Themes/RDA Themes : Socioeconomics/Socioéconomie
Activities / Activités : Training/Formation, Networking/Réseautage, Management/Gestion, Other/Autre