Center for the Promotion of Human Rights and Development in Africa

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  • Value-Addition

    CPHDA specializes in postharvest handling and processing. From on-farm grading and sorting, and sophisticated pack-house construction and operation, to the introduction of storage options and warehouse receipts program, CPHDA-facilitated postharvest improvements reduce crop losses and expand product shelf-life.

    Market and Entreprise Texte 2013-09-09
  • Gender

    role of women, women’s leadership, family & domestic violence, gender mainstreaming, women & equity (e.g. in education, income)

    Market and Entreprise Texte 2013-09-09
  • Production

    CPHDA introduces good agricultural practices (GAPs) and basic technologies inclusive of raised beds, mulching, plant nutrition, drip irrigation, integrated pest management, crop rotation and inter-cropping to increase yields.

    Market and Entreprise Texte 2013-09-09
  • Market Development

    CPHDA has an in-house team of market analysts, a global buyers’ network, and field programs that always include market logistics specialists. We work as closely with informal domestic traders as we do with multinational importers. And we believe market diversification is an important element of sustainability in a dynamic industry that is continually adapting to change.

    Market and Entreprise Texte 2013-09-09
  • Value Chain Analysis and Good Agricultural Practices

    Through VC+GAP, CPHDA encourages producers to adopt a commercial approach to agriculture, treating their farms — however small — as businesses. We train our partners to educate farmers on the costs of production, market prices, break-even points, and rates of return, enabling them to map out a business plan for sustainable profit.

    Market and Entreprise Texte 2013-09-09
  • Gender Justice

    Gender-based violence is often a common element of conflict and authoritarian regimes. In these contexts, impunity for violations against women is pervasive. At the same time, women are often absent or underrepresented in efforts to address such abuse.

    Human Rights Texte 2013-09-09
  • Institutional Reform

    Public institutions'such as the police, military, and judiciary—are often instruments of repression and systemic violations of human rights. When transitions to democratic government occur, reform of such institutions is vital.

    Human Rights Texte 2013-09-09
  • Children and Youth

    Children and youth are especially vulnerable to the effects of conflict and gross human rights violations. In many post-conflict regions, children and youth comprise more than half of the affected population. They are often specific targets of human rights abuse due to their age and societal status

    Human Rights Texte 2013-09-09
  • Access to Justice

    Where there is a real or perceived breakdown of justice, and where political, legal, economic, and institutional biases and barriers marginalize segments of the population, the struggle for equal access to justice can be complex and dangerous.

    Human Rights Texte 2013-09-09
  • Adolescent Reproductive Health

    CPHDA actively promotes the appropriate use of modern contraceptives, birth spacing and safe sex practices not only among married couples, but also targets the neglected and high-risk populations of youth and single adults.

    Health Texte 2013-09-09
  • Family Planning

    CPHDA actively promotes the appropriate use of modern contraceptives, birth spacing and safe sex practices not only among married couples, but also targets the neglected and high-risk populations of youth and single adults.

    Health Texte 2013-09-09
  • Malaria

    CPHDA works to promote global efforts to reduce malaria in Francophone countries in Sub-Saharan, by implementingintegrated case management (ICM) programs that focus on treatment of diarrhea, and malaria.

    Health Texte 2013-09-09
  • Maternal and Newborn Child Health

    CPHDA's Maternal and Child Health Programs educate and enable pregnant women to seek antenatal care to receive important services that could be potentially life-saving

    Health Texte 2013-09-09
  • CPHDA's Strategy

    CPHDA currently intervenes on public health programs in the majority of French speaking countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. Priority topics include Child Health and Nutrition; Reproductive Health; HIV/AIDS;and Adolescent and School Health.

    Health Texte 2013-09-09
  • Literacy

    CPHDA is working with countries, creating effective literacy instruction on a large scale.

    Education Texte 2013-09-09
  • Youth, Workforce Development and Economic Growth

    CPHDA's international youth programs focus on working with at- risk youth in Sub-Saharan Africa countries' developing their capacities to achieve great accomplishments. Our Youth and Workforce Development programs offer young men and women opportunities to gain the knowledge and skills they need to lead productive lives.

    Education Texte 2013-09-09
  • Non-formal Learning

    CPHDA assists African countries reach out to individuals of varying ages and stages in life who did not have the opportunity to acquire a quality education via formal schooling.

    Education Texte 2013-09-09
  • Teacher and Administrator Professional Development

    Sub-Saharan Africa faces an ever constant massive, prolong, and growing shortage of quality teachers, while many administrators are not well prepared to be instructional leaders.

    Education Texte 2013-09-09
  • Community Organization and Mobilization

    Empowering and educating people to participate as citizens in an evolving social and political order is one of the most important and challenging of tasks in human development today.

    Education Texte 2013-09-09
  • Elections

    The Center's programs promote the integrity and transparency of electoral and political processes based on good practices in international and humanitarian law and the tenets of citizen mobilization

    Democracy Texte 2013-09-09
  • Women's Political participation

    CPHDA's interventions facilitate the creation of an environment where women can advocate on matters of policy, run for political office, be elected, govern effectively, and participate meaningfully in every aspects of their country's civic life

    Democracy Texte 2013-09-09
  • Democratic Governance

    CPHDA's governance programs seek to promote effective public-sector institutions and processes that operate in a manner consistent with democratic values of transparency, representation, pluralism and accountability

    Democracy Texte 2013-09-09
  • Citizen Participation

    Working with citizens to engage in their country's political process is one cornerstone of CPHDA programs. CPHDA provides technical assistance in organizing techniques, civic and voter education, budget oversight and other skills that help make governments accountable and transparent.

    Democracy Texte 2013-09-09