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Project Description

Communities resettled in the semiarid region of Alagoas, in the Brazilian Northeast, face challenges to generate income in drought conditions. Centro de Capacitação Zumbi dos Palmares (CCZP) supports subsistence honey production, processing and marketing as a viable source of financial independence for families. At the IAF, we support community-led solutions to expand economic opportunity in Brazil. CCZP’s activities promote smallholder agriculture and food production to enhance food security and ensure meaningful opportunities for communities to thrive.

Centro de Capacitação Zumbi dos Palmares
Project: Location: Years active: IAF grant funding: Counterpart commitment: Direct beneficiaries: Indirect beneficiaries: Program areas:
Strengthening family beekeeping in the backlands of Alagoas Brazil 2014 – 2018 $168,520 $245,591 120 individuals 1,500 individuals agriculture and food security
leadership and education
natural resource management

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