Smallholder farmers in Colombia’s traditional coffee region are struggling due to the global fall in coffee prices. The Asociación de Productores Indígenas y Campesinos de Riosucio Caldas (Asproinca) improves the members’ livelihoods of its members by improving coffee production, and promoting agricultural diversification and small-enterprise development. At the IAF we support community-led solutions to expand economic opportunity in Colombia. Asproinca’s activities promote smallholder agriculture and food production to enhance food security and ensure meaningful opportunities for communities to thrive.
This grant is part of a broader initiative that supports grassroots organizations to build a just and lasting peace in Colombia.
|Project:||Location:||Years active:||IAF grant funding:||Counterpart commitment:||Direct beneficiaries:||Indirect beneficiaries:||Program areas:|
|Strengthening Family-based Agricultural Production||Cololmbia||2018 – 2020||$112,712||$74,543||630 individuals||1,400 individuals||agriculture and food security
leadership and education
job skills and enterprise development
natural resource management
Talk about community-led development!