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2017-PY Orgánico

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Project Description

Smallholder organic farmers in Paraguay often struggle to obtain technical assistance and access to markets for their products. Asociación Paraguay Orgánico (PY Orgánico) trains a network of small farmers in sustainable organic agriculture techniques and facilitates channels for these farmers to sell their organic products. At the IAF, we support community-led solutions to expand economic development in Paraguay. PY Orgánico’s activities promote smallholder agriculture to enhance food security and ensure meaningful opportunities for communities to thrive.

Asociación Paraguay Orgánico
Project: Location: Years active: IAF grant funding: Counterpart commitment: Direct beneficiaries: Indirect beneficiaries: Program areas:
Organizational strengthening to promote organic agriculture and improve income generation in Paraguay Paraguay 2017 – 2018 $50,000 $154,510 2,785 individuals 13,925 individuals agriculture and food security
leadership and education
natural resource management

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