Thanks to the training course for ‘Voluntary Agricultural Promoters’, Doña Odilia learned how to make Bokashi, an organic fertilizer that allowed her to save her crops from the drought she suffered last summer, helping her family and all the neighbors in her village.
DOÑA ODILIA, AGRICULTURAL PRODUCER
WHO WE ARE
We are a FUNDAP program that was constituted in 1996, and provides training services and quality agricultural technical assistance, with agroecological and business approach, use of alternative technologies, promotion of agro-industry, and adaptation to climate change, aimed at communities, organizations and poor rural families, to improve their standard of living. We promote food security and sovereignty to increase the income of producers through agricultural production.
WHAT WE DO
We support beneficiary producers of the projects we execute with: productive technical assistance, diversification of agricultural production, demonstration plots, agricultural infrastructure (greenhouse production), business and productive training, agricultural social organization, agricultural technology transfer, use of alternative technologies, promotion of agribusiness with an agroecological business approach, and adaptation to climate change.
HOW WE DO IT
• Stimulating and favoring the social organization of agricultural producers as a means to achieve self-development.
• Improving the agricultural productive capacity to achieve food security and sovereignty of its beneficiaries.
• Achieving the diversification of production through innovation and technology transfer.
• Linking the production of the beneficiaries to the different markets.
The supported area has an extension of 29,989 Km2, which represent 27.53% of the national territory.
Results of 2018
were assisted through the Agricultural Program
comprise the Agricultural Program team
received agricultural technical assistance
linked to export markets
trained in Agricultural topics.
of 10 organizations strengthened the social organization
were assisted with agricultural technology transfer