We contribute to food safety through cooperatives in the agricultural and fishing industry

We promote self-employment, better family incomes and the empowerment of young people, women and men.

Improvement of the production and association skills of producer families in the municipality of El Tuma, La Dalia, Nicaragua

Social and Economic Development Programme 2014

  • GOALS

    • Improve the standard of living of the region's farmers

    • Strengthen the productive and economic framework

    • Promote self-employment

    • Contribute to food safety

  • HOW WE HELP

    • Improving the organisational skills of communities by setting up twelve community cooperatives and joining a cooperative union. Training for management bodies

    • Administration of the agricultural loan portfolio and investment capital fund

    • Support for technology transfer to encourage the adoption of new production technologies

    • Certification of agricultural products (fair trade)

    • Exchanging experiences with other coffee and cocoa producers

    • Acquiring raw materials

  • NGDO

  • LOCAL PARTNER

  • WHO IT'S FOR

    Direct beneficiaries: 2,667 farmers in the municipality of El Tuma, in La Dalia:  small-scale producers with a rural background living in extreme poverty and owning small areas for agriculture and fishing, mostly women and young people from rural communities in the municipality of El Tuma

    Indirect beneficiaries: 6,162

  • DURATION

    48 months

    Start: July 2013