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2017-Popol Na

By |2020-05-01T14:08:39-04:00September 18, 2017|

Project Description

Drought and soil degradation are critical issues that affect food security and small-holder farmers in Nuevo Edén. Asociación para el Desarrollo Sostenible de El Salvador (Popol Na) coordinates with an environmental committee and local cooperative to develop farmers’ skills in sustainable, diversified, organic agricultural production that helps improve food supply and promote economic alternatives to migration. At the IAF, we support community-led solutions to expand economic opportunity in El Salvador. Popol Na’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 the IAF’s efforts to address the root causes of irregular migration in Central America. 

Asociación para el Desarrollo Sostentible de El Salvador
Project: Location: Years active: IAF grant funding: Counterpart commitment: Direct beneficiaries: Indirect beneficiaries: Program areas:
Strengthening technical capacities in the municipality of Nuevo Edén de San Juan Department of San Miguel to address the food crisis El Salvador 2017 – 2019 $150,519 $72,630 60 individuals 300 individuals agriculture and food security
natural resource management

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