COMESA was established as an organisation of free independent sovereign states which have agreed to co-operate in developing their natural and human resources for the good of all their people' and as such it has a wide-ranging series of objectives which necessarily include in its priorities the promotion of peace and security in the region. ACTESA is the trading arm of COMESA, focusing on common trade issues which include learning, capacity building, harmonization and coordination.
Our Memorandum of Understanding with COMESA/ACTESA gives the company access to 26 mandated countries, allowing access to cross border trade without Government interference.
AFS (Arab Financial Services) is the leading provider of electronic payments outsourcing services in Middle East and Africa for over 30 years. Owned by 39 banks and financial institutions and regulated by the Central Bank of Bahrain, AFS offers innovative and end-to-end payment solutions to its clients along with state-of-the-art value-added services suite. AFS will provide the technology and operations backbone to enable PAFEXE to issue members with a Zero Balance MasterCard and VISA card and is developing an API for PAFEXE (members) to convert PAFEXE coin to local fiat currency. This would enable usage of the card at all MasterCard/Visa acceptance locations in local fiat currency.
The International Co-operative Alliance is a non-profit international association established in 1895 to advance the co-operative model. The Alliance is the apex organisation for co-operatives worldwide, representing 306 co-operative federations and organisations across 105 countries. The members of the Alliance are national level co-operative federations, individual co-operative organisations and government offices concerned with co-operatives. The International Co-operative Alliance works with global and regional governments and organisations to create the legislative environments that allow co-operatives to form and grow.
PAFEXE has access to ICA's network containing millions of farmers.
Rural Outreach Africa was registered as Rural Outreach Program (ROP) in 1992 as a non-profit organization. Its main objective was to undertake development activities aimed at improving the livelihoods of the rural poor in Kenya, of whom over 55 per cent live below the poverty line. For the past 13 years, ROP, a grassroots based development organization, has initiated extensive socio-economic activities aimed at poverty reduction.
PAFEXE has access to ROP Africa's network of farmers.
MOBICASH is a single cashless mobile financial platform offering a cost-efficient suite of transaction processing, switching and mobile payments. MOBICASH has operating agreements with 14 central banks in Africa. Mobicash provides PAFEXE members with access to mobile banking services across Africa including fiat deposits, providing we and the client have access to a local bank or banking license.
Eastern Africa Farmer's Federation is a regional farmer organization that represent approximately 20 million farmers in eastern and central Africa. EAFF is a non-political, non profit and a democratic organization of all farmers of Eastern Africa. Its role is to voice legitimate concerns and interests of farmers of the region with aim of enhancing regional cohesiveness and social-economic status of the farmers.
PAFEXE has access to EAFF's network of approximately 20 million farmers.
AgriSmart Zambia is a fully registered and gazetted NGO headquartered in Lusaka, Zambia. Its mission is to develop environmental and economic sustainable agribusinesses in agriculture, notably horticulture, agronomy and natural products targeted to support the smallholder farmers and to improve health and nutrition of Zambians. AgriSmart focuses on developing systems to provide high quality fresh produce, processed products such as natural and horticultural products for local, regional and overseas markets.
PAFEXE has access to Agri-Smart's network of farmers