Many farmers in Colombia have few options for marketing their agricultural products. Corporación Buen Ambiente (Corambiente) is working with more than 80 organizations to create a national alliance of smallholder producers and consumers strengthening the production, marketing and consumption of environmentally friendly foods. At the IAF, we support community-led solutions to expand economic opportunity in Colombia. Corambiente’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 our 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:|
|Building alliances for expanding agroecological practices||Colombia||2018 – 2019||$50,000||$32,178||750 individuals||1,240 individuals||agriculture and food security|
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