Empowering farmers in rural Colombia

 
$923
$4,077
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  • Empowering farmers in rural Colombia has received 9 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Empowering farmers in rural Colombia has been marked as funded. They raised a total of $923 from an original funding goal of $5,000!
    • 2 years ago
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  • Empowering farmers in rural Colombia posted a progress report
    From the bottom of our hearts: Thank you!
    By - Jennifer Iguaran - Communications Officer
    It is incredible how time passes; it started as a good idea and became a great reality.  The determination of the communities to protect their territory and to improve their quality of life allowed the implementation process of the analog forestry methodology. 30 families from these communities have now better incomes...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Empowering farmers in rural Colombia posted a progress report
    The sun always shines after the storm
    By - Jennifer Iguaran - Public Relations and Comumunications Officer
    On November 2011, the rainy season hit Colombia with all its strength; it affected its inhabitants all over the country, specially the farmers. Chocó was not the exception; the heavy rain made all the rivers levels grow, the Atrato River flooded the fields where the beneficiaries from Puerto Conto, Vigía del...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Empowering farmers in rural Colombia posted a progress report
    We're growing!
    By - Jennifer Iguaran - Public Relations and Comumunications Officer
    The achievements of beneficiary families in Puerto Conto, Vigía del fuerte and Bojayá have managed to spark interest in other communities in Medio Atrato, who are helping us to restore spoiled areas of forest.10 families from the La Isla de los Palacios community stepped up to the challenge, setting up plots...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Empowering farmers in rural Colombia posted a progress report
    You reap what you sow
    By - Jennifer Iguaran - Public Relations and Comumunications Officer
    In spite of seeing changes, farmers from Atrato´s River basin-Chocó know that further efforts are needed to achieve the goal. Now, their energy is focused on the proper planting of seeds to ensure the development and growth of each plant.  All the necessary treatments were...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Empowering farmers in rural Colombia has received 13 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Empowering farmers in rural Colombia posted a progress report
    Step by step
    By - Jennifer Iguarán - Public Relations and Comumunications Officer
    The sum of knowledge and experience resulted in an excellent teamwork between Fundación Espavé and the beneficiaries. During August they built three greenhouses with enough capacity to supply the species for 20 forest parcels from Bojayá, Vigía del Fuerte and Puerto Conto....
    • 3 years ago
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  • Empowering farmers in rural Colombia posted a progress report
    Training and land preparation activities
    By - María Villa - Planning and Development Executive
    Over the last 3 months AMICHOCÓ and Fundación Espavé have been developing the training workshops and activities with the beneficiary families of the analog forestry project in the Atrato river basin. This is the first step towards the creation and consolidation of family parcels of analog forestry and...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Empowering farmers in rural Colombia posted a progress report
    Project Presentation to Communities and Diagnosis
    By - María Luisa Villa - Planning and Development Executive
    During the last months the Analog Forestry Project was socialized with 20 families from the municipalities of Puerto Conto, Napipí, San Martín, Bellavista and Vigía del Fuerte. The producer families were presented with the analog forestry methodology, the production chain on forest products and the...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Empowering farmers in rural Colombia posted a progress report
    Information gathering and coordination meetings
    By - María Luisa Villa - Planning and Development Executive
    During the first month of the Analog Forestry project we had our first coordination meeting between AMICHOCÓ and Fundación Espavé. During this meeting we went over the project, its objectives, results and deliverables and we also reviewed the budget; the local coordination is currently doing the same...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Empowering farmers in rural Colombia has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 4 years ago
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  • Empowering farmers in rural Colombia has received 1 donation
    • 4 years ago
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Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Organization

Project Leader

María Villa

Program Assistant
Envigado, Antioquia Colombia

Where is this project located?

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