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2020 – APRAL

By |2020-07-08T14:01:06-04:001 May 2020|

Project Description

Many small- scale farmers in southern Honduras struggle to meet their families basic economic and food security needs in a region impacted by frequent droughts, limited employment options, and high rates of youth migration. At the IAF, we support community-led solutions to expand economic opportunity in Honduras that provide alternatives to migration. Our grantee partner, the Asociación Perspírense de Agropecuario Limitada (APRAL), is an association of small-scale farmers that is increasing its capacity to produce, process, and market tropical fruit, so that it can expand to national markets. By doing so, APRAL will generate new jobs and higher incomes for community members.

This grant is part of the IAF’s efforts to address the root causes of irregular migration in Central America.

Asociación Pespirense de Productores Agropecuario Limitada
Project: Location: Years active: IAF grant funding: Counterpart commitment: Direct beneficiaries: Indirect beneficiaries: Program areas:
Strengthening a producers association and fruit production value chains in southern Honduras Honduras 2020 – 2023 $147,000 $163,874 345 individuals 10,000 individuals job skills and enterprise development

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