Strengthening of an Association of small agricultural producers from three rural communities in the Department of Beni

Bolivia

Justification

Precarious socio-economic situation, and the need to guarantee food security in families. Need for improvement in the health and position of women in the communities.

Location

Beni Department

Local Partner

Cáritas Beni social ministry

Goals

General Objective: Strengthening of the ASOCAUNCO organization, an association of small agricultural producers from 3 communities in Beni.

Specific goal:

  1. Purchase of machinery for the technification of the post-harvest process of rice.
  2. Staffing for agricultural technical advice.
  3. Training and accounting administrative support.

Leading population

(140 women and 111 men)

Project duration

Budget

Financing

Ay. Santander, Navarra Government and TAU

Activities:

  • 7 Training modules in agricultural administration.
  • 4 modules in post-harvest equipment handling.
  • 4 modules in agricultural production