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How Glafad Works

  1. Conducts applied research to distil best practice and lessons of experience derived from implementation of policies and projects aimed at poverty reduction.
  2. Provides a platform for knowledge sharing among local governments to facilitate creation of innovative ideas in implementing local government policies.
  3. Offers a platform for exchange of developmental ideas in rural farming communities with a specific reference to policies aimed at addressing rural poverty through empowerment of farmers.
  4. Educates communities on macro-economic policies aimed at poverty reduction to enhance community’s understanding of development opportunities presented by such policies.
  5. Fosters public participation to empower communities to take part in policy development and understand their role and the role of other stakeholders in realizing development objectives.