Farmers in Latin America can benefit from transitioning to an ecological approach to food production that considers the environmental, social and economic impacts to communities and contributes to food security. Centro de Estudos e Promoção da Agricultura de Grupo (CEPAGRO) works with grantee partners throughout Latin America to develop a collaborative network of farmers and a learning platform to share training opportunities and agroecological best practices. At the IAF, we support community-led solutions to expand economic opportunity in Brazil. CEPAGRO’s activities strengthen grassroots organizations through education and training and build peer-to-peer learning and action networks.
|Project:||Location:||Years active:||IAF grant funding:||Counterpart commitment:||Direct beneficiaries:||Indirect beneficiaries:||Program areas:|
|Knowledge in Practice: sharing agroecological knowledge throughout Latin America||Brazil||2016 – 2019||$366,000||$366,500||1,000 individuals||40,000 individuals||agriculture and food security
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The Inter-American Foundation’s board of directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Simone Gourguechon, global sustainability strategy manager for McDonald’s Corporation, to its advisory council.
A group of young Hondurans representing our grantee Organization for Youth Empowerment (OYE) won first prize for their video sharing a vision for a country free of impunity and violence. Representatives of Alianza Por La Paz y Justicia, the Honduran NGO organizing the contest, awarded OYE with 10,000 lempiras ($450) Read more ›
In a context like Honduras in which violence and poverty abound but jobs do not, how do young people find hope? Many IAF grantees have been working to provide it.