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2017-FDZL

By |2018-06-19T21:49:42-04:00June 9, 2017|

Project Description

Individual waste recycling cooperatives in São Paulo need additional channels to market recycled materials. Forum para o Desenvolvimento da Zona Leste (FDZL) provides technical assistance to develop skills in business management and marketing and promotes the inclusion of a network of recycling cooperatives in an online business platform. At the IAF, we support community-led solutions to expand economic opportunity in Brazil. FDZL’s activities encourage small business growth, local entrepreneurship and market development to ensure meaningful opportunities for communities to thrive.

Forum para o Desenvolvimento da Zona Leste
Project: Location: Years active: IAF grant funding: Counterpart commitment: Direct beneficiaries: Indirect beneficiaries: Program areas:
Online recycling platform Brazil 2017 – 2019 $195,976 $293,053 95 individuals 500 individuals leadership and education
job skills and enterprise development
natural resource management

Talk about community-led development!