The FANRPAN 2011 Annual High-Level Regional Food Security Multi-Stakeholder Policy Dialogue – titled Advocating for active Engagement of the Youth in the Agricultural Value Chain – was held from 19th to 23 September 2011. 225 delegates from 21 countries attended this meeting in eZulwini Royal Swazi Spa in Swaziland; with 7 represented countries coming from FANRPAN non-member countries. Of the 225 participants about 80% were funded by FANRPAN and 20% self-sponsored their participation
The Evaluation Tool and Sample Size
To help FANRPAN with its learning – to fulfil the Secretariat aspiration to function effectively, encourage internal staff to reach their full potential, and, at the same time, helping the organization to achieve its network’smandate – which is valuable to plan for the 2012 Policy Dialogue, evaluation forms were distributed to all Policy Dialogue delegates. Towards this end, 64 (out of 225) delegates completed the evaluation forms; a response rate of 29 percent.