Information

Partnership implemented in
  • Argentina
  • Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
  • Cambodia
  • Chile
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Cuba
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • El Salvador
  • Guatemala
  • Honduras
  • Indonesia
  • Italy
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Malaysia
  • Mexico
  • Mongolia
  • Nigeria
  • Panama
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • San Marino
  • Thailand
  • United States of America
  • Uruguay
  • Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)

Additional information
Education for Rural People (ERP)

Partners

Governments:
Government of Antigua and Barbuda - Ministry of Education and Ministry of Agriculture
Government of Argentina - Ministerio de Educación, Ciencia y Tecnologia
Government of Barbados - Ministry of Education and Ministry of Agriculture
Government of Belize - Ministry of Education and Ministry of Agriculture
Government of Bolivia - Ministerio de Asuntos Campesinos y Agropecuarios
Government of Burkina Faso - Ministry of Education and Ministry of Agriculture
Government of Cambodia - Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport
Government of Chile - Ministerio de Agricultura y Instituto de Desarrollo Agropecuario (INDAP); Ministerio de Educación y Obras Públicas
Government of China - Ministry of Education and Ministry of Agriculture
Government of Colombia - Ministerio de Educación Nacional
Government of Costa Rica - Ministerio de Agricultura y Ganadería; Ministerio de Educación Publica
Government of Cuba - Ministerio de Educación
Government of Cuba - Ministry of Education and Ministry of Agriculture
Government of Dominica - Ministry of Education and Ministry of Agriculture
Government of Dominican Republic - _
Government of Ecuador - Ministerio de Educación y Cultura
Government of Egypt - Ministry of Agriculture and Ministry of Education
Government of El Salvador - Ministerio de Educación
Government of Ethiopia - Ministry of Education and Ministry of Agriculture
Government of French Guyana - Ministry of Education
Government of Guatemala - Ministerio de Educación Publica
Government of Honduras - Secretaría de Agricultura y Granadería (SAG)
Government of Indonesia - Ministry of National Education and Ministry of Agriculture
Government of Italy - DGCS - Italian General Directorate for Development Cooperation
Government of Jamaica - Minister for Agriculture and Lands and Ministry of Education and Youth
Government of Kenya - Ministry of Education, Science & Technology
Government of Lao People's Democratic Republic - Ministry of Education and Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
Government of Lao People's Democratic Republic - _
Government of Madagascar - Ministry of Agriculture and Ministry of Education
Government of Malaysia - Ministry of Education and Ministry of Rural and Regional Development
Government of Mexico - Consejo Nacional de Fomento Educativo
Government of Mongolia - Ministry of Education and Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Government of Mozambique - Ministry of Education and Culture and Ministry of Agriculture
Government of Nicaragua - _
Government of Niger - Ministère de l?Education de base et de l?Alphabétisation et Ministère de la Faune, de la Pêche et l?Aquaculture et Ministère du Développement Agricole
Government of Nigeria - Federal Ministry of Health
Government of Panama - Ministerio de Educación (MIEDUC)
Government of Paraguay - _
Government of Peru - Ministerio de Educación
Government of Philippines - Department of Agriculture
Government of Saint Kitts and Nevis - Ministry of Housing, Agriculture, Fisheries and Consumer Affairs and Ministry of Education
Government of Saint Lucia - Ministry of Agriculture and Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Government of San Marino - Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Government of Senegal - Ministry of Education
Government of South Africa - Ministry of Education, Science & Technology
Government of Thailand - Ministry of Education and Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives
Government of United States of America - United States Agency for International Development - USAID
Government of Uruguay - Ministerio de Agricultura , Granadería y Pesca y Ministero de Educación y Cultura
Government of Uruguay - Ministerio de Educación y Cultura
Government of Venezuela - Ministerio de Apoyo Tecnológico y innovación y Ministerio de Educación y Deportes
Government of Viet Nam - Ministry of Education and Training and Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD)

Major Groups:
Union Docentes Argentinos (Argentina)
CAEB - Conseil des Activités Educatives (Benin)
GRAAP-BENIN (Benin)
Park Regional of the Pantanal (PRP) (Brazil)
COPPREA - Coalition for the promotion of peace, research and intellectual freedom for Africa (Cameroon)
ONGDERPREA (Cameroon)
CONAPACH - Confederación Nacional de Pescadores Artesanales de Chile (Chile)
Centro de Investigacion y Desarrollo de la Educacion (CIDE) (Chile)
International Research and Training Centre for Rural Education (INRULED) (China)
Caldas Coffee Growers Association (Colombia)
Federacion Nacional de Cafeteros de Colombia (FNCC) (Colombia)
Association for Civil Society Development (SMART) (Croatia)
Associación de Pedagogos de Cuba (Cuba)
Programme Ecoles familiales Agricoles de Cote D'Ivoire (PEFACI) (Côte d'Ivoire)
Learning Development Institute (LDI) (Democratic Republic of the Congo)
AEAE Andras - Association of Estonian Adult Educators, Estonia (Estonia)
AFVP (France)
Anamorphose (France)
CIRAD Tera (France)
Centre d'Actions et de Réalisations Internationales (CARI) (France)
Conseil International des Femmes (France)
Culture et Développement (France)
ENESAD (France)
ERM - Enfants Réfugiés du Monde (France)
ESSOR - Essor, Soutien, Formation, Réalisation (France)
FAFRAD - Fédération des Associations Franco-Africaines de Développement (France)
FDH - Frères des Hommes (France)
FIEO - Fédération Internationale pour l'Education des Parents (France)
LFEEP - Ligue de l'Enseignement (France)
MIEC - Mouvement International des Etudiants Catholiques (France)
Secours Islamique (France)
ICEA - International Community Education Association (Germany)
Abhivyakti Media for Development (India)
All India Association foe Educational Research (India)
Ansinha Institute of Social Studies (India)
CEE - Centre for Environment Education (India)
RASI Educational and Community Development Trust (India)
Associazione Italiana Amici di Raoul Follereau (AIFO) (Italy)
CAST - Centro per un Appropriato Sviluppo Tecnologico (Italy)
Centro Laici Italian per le missioni (Ce.Ll.M) (Italy)
Centro Volontari Coope razione allo Sviluppo (CVCS) (Italy)
Comitato Internazionale per lo sviluppo dei popoli (CISP) (Italy)
Contro lnformazione Terzo Mondo (CTM) (Italy)
Cooperazione per II mondo in via di sviluppo (COMI) (Italy)
Federazione Nazionale Italiana dei Club UNESCO (Italy)
Federazione Organisms Cristiani Servizio Internazionale Volontario (FOCSIV) (Italy)
Istituto Cooperazione Economica Internazionale (ICEI) (Italy)
Istituto Sindacale per la Cooperazione con Paesi in via di sviluppo (ISCOS) (Italy)
OCCAM - Observatory for Cultural and Audiovisual Communication (Italy)
Onlus Associazione per la Solidarieta Internazionale in Asia (ASIA) (Italy)
Opera di Promozione dell'Alfabetizzazione net Mondo (OPAM) (Italy)
Organizzazione di Volontariato Internazionale Cristiano (CELIM BERGAMO) (Italy)
Progetto Domani: Cultura e Solidarieta (PRO.DO.C.S.) (Italy)
Seniores Italia, Partner per to sviluppo Onlus (Italy)
Terre des hommes (Italy)
Ufficio centrale Student Esteri in Italia (UCSEI) (Italy)
VIDES- Volontariato Internazionale Donna, Educazione, Sviluppo (Italy)
Al Mabarrat Association (Lebanon)
Amel Association (Lebanon)
Lebanese Association of SOS Children's Villages (Lebanon)
ADDEF : Association pour les droits et le développement de la femme et de l'enfant (Mali)
ADDEF - Association pour les Droits et le Développement de la Femme et de l'Enfant (Mali)
ASSAFE, Association du Sahel d'aide à la femme et à l'enfance (Mali)
Association SAHEL DEFIS, Bamako (Mali)
Ayuda en Acción (Mexico)
IBIS (Mozambique)
Co-operative Youth Organization (Nepal)
Co-operative Youth Organization Nepal (Nepal)
Norwegian Agricultural Research International (NARI) (Norway)
Aasthan Latif Welfare Society (Pakistan)
BUNYAD, Lahore (Pakistan)
Pakistan Rural Workers Social Welfare Organization (PRWSWO) (Pakistan)
Rural Support Programmes Network, Pakistan (RSPN) (Pakistan)
Social Development Forum 2000 (Pakistan)
SEAMEO INNOTECH (Philippines)
The Philippine Association of Agriculture Educators (PASSAGE) (Philippines)
AIMPO - African Indigenous and Minority People (Rwanda)
CAFRA - National Organization of Women (Saint Lucia)
Associates in Research & Education for Development (ARED) (Senegal)
PAALAE - Pan African Association for Literacy and Adult Education (Senegal)
JIDCA - Jämtland International Development Collaboration Agency (Sweden)
Asia Pacific Association of Educators in Agriculture and Environment (APEAN) (Thailand)
Pacific Programme for Education for All (APPEAL) (Thailand)
Global Connection (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
International Liaison AAng Serian (United Republic of Tanzania)
Community Colleges for International Development, Inc (CCID) (United States of America)
International Association of Educators for World Peace (United States of America)

UN System:
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) (Italy)
United Nations Education, Science and Culture Organization (UNESCO) (France)
World Food Programme (WFP) (Italy)

Other intergovernmental organizations:
European Union (Belgium)
Centro International Agricultura Tropical (CIAT) (Colombia)
Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) (Costa Rica)
Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) (France)
European Training Foundation (ETF) (Italy)
International Plant Genetic Resources Institute (IPGRI) (Italy)
World Environment Education Congress Italian Committee, WEEC (Italy)
ACCU - Asia/Pacific Cultural Centre for UNESCO (Japan)
World Agroforestry Centre of the CGIAR (ICRAF) (Kenya)
Commonwealth Secretariat (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)

Other:
Asociación Civil Estudios y Proyectos, Argentina (Argentina)
Universidad Nacional de Salta (Argentina)
AMEM - Aide á la Mère et à l'Enfance Malheureuse (Benin)
Fundacao Oasis Cidade Aberta (FOCA) (Brazil)
ALO - Alauddin Foundation, Cnada (Canada)
Fundacion Manuel Mejia (Colombia)
Fundacion Volvamos a la Gente (Colombia)
Universidad Pedagogica Nacional (Colombia)
FPGR - Forum pour la Promotion des Groupes Ruraux (Congo)
EARTH University (Costa Rica)
Centre for Rural Heritage Preservation from Zagreb (ZOE) (Croatia)
Forum for Freedom in Education (Croatia)
SMART - Association for Civil Society Development (Croatia)
Centro Cultural Poveda (Dominica)
CEMEA - Centre d'Entreînement aux Méthodes d'Education Active (France)
CNEARC, Centre National d¿Études Agronomiques des Régions Chaudes (France)
ENFA, Ecole Nationale de Formation Agronomique (France)
IRAM - Institut de Recherches et d'Applications des Méthodes de Développement (France)
UNMFREO - Union Nationale des Maisons Familiales Rurales (France)
CEF - Commonwealth Education Fund (Ghana)
ENATEF - Ecole Nationale des Agents Techniques des Eaux et Forêts (Guinea)
CHF Partners in Rural Development (Guyana)
Caricom, Segretariat (Guyana)
Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University (India)
Bright India Trust (India)
C-DOT - Career Development Oppurtunity and Training (India)
Centre for Adult, Continuing Education and Extension, University of Kalyani (India)
Learning Channel.org (India)
Ramakrishna Mission Lokasiksha Parishad (India)
The Global March Against Child Labour (India)
CCDE - Centre for Community Development and Education (Indonesia)
CE.Svi.c. Onlus, Rome (Italy)
CNI - Commissione Nazionale Italiana per l'UNESCO (Italy)
CPAS - Comitato Pavia Asti Senegal (Italy)
Facolta' di Sociologia Universita' degli Studi di Roma "La Sapienza" (Italy)
ICEI - Istituto Cooperazione Economica Internazionale (Italy)
Istituto per l'Ambiente e l'Educazione Scholé Futuro (Italy)
Università Terzo Settore (Italy)
Università di Pisa - Department of Peace Research (Italy)
College of Agriculture, Science and Education (Jamaica)
ANCEFA - African Network Campaign on Education for All (Kenya)
Christian Children's Fund (Kenya)
Elimu Yetu Coalition, (Kenya)
SMET Consultants (Kenya)
University of Auckland (New Zealand)
UNAN-Leon University (Nicaragua)
Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Nicaragua-Léon (Nicaragua)
CSACEFA - Civil Society Action Coalition in Education for All (Nigeria)
Famili Life Education Programme (Nigeria)
Fantsuam Foundation (Nigeria)
PHRCAD - Public Health Research Centre Asokoro District (Nigeria)
FARCA - Frontier Reconstruction Welfare Agency (Pakistan)
ENBSEK - East New Britain Sosel Eksen Komiti (Papua New Guinea)
SEAMEO SEARCA - Regional Center dor Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (Philippines)
Escola Superior de Educação (ESE) (Portugal)
Fundaggo Evangelizasa o e Culturas (FEC) (Portugal)
Boys training Centre (Saint Lucia)
Choiseul Fishermen Coop Society LTD (Saint Lucia)
Department of Cooperation St. Lucia (Saint Lucia)
Coll1ege Enseignement Moyen (CEM) de Yene (Senegal)
Nelson Mandela Foundation (South Africa)
Institute of Social Development (Sri Lanka)
BLLF - Bounded Labour Liberation Front (Sweden)
Thai Education Foundation (Thailand)
Caricom - Cariforum - Government of Italy (Trinidad and Tobago)
Bulemezi Rural Development Organization (Uganda)
LABE, Literacy and Adult Basic Education (Uganda)
Cyfanfyd (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Cyfartthfa - High School (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Global Connection (United Republic of Tanzania)
EDC - Education Development Centre (United States of America)
Education Development Centre (EDC) (United States of America)
ILI, National Center on Adult Literacy/International Literacy Institute University of Pennsylvania (United States of America)
IOWA State University (United States of America)
Cinterfor/OIT (Uruguay)
ATT & Asociados (Asociacíon Civil) (Venezuela)

Partnership Overview | Objectives

- Building awareness on the importance of Education for rural people as a crucial step to achieve the Millennium goals of eradicating extreme poverty and hunger, achieving universal primary education , gender equity and sustainable natural resources management
- Contributing to achieve the Education for All goals,
- Overcoming the urban/rural gap in education.
- Increasing access to basic Education for Rural People
- Improving the quality of basic Education for Rural People
- Fostering the national capacity to plan and implement ERP as part of National Education for All and Rural Development Plans.
- Building awareness on the importance of ERP as a crucial step to achieve all the Millennium Development Goals, and particularly, eradicating extreme poverty and hunger, achieving universal primary education and promoting gender equity.

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