PROJECT: TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS AND DIFFERENTIAL MARKETS FOR NATIVE POTATO PRODUCERS FONTAGRO THANKS THE FOLLOWING ORGANIZATIONS FOR THEIR COLLABORATION: ECUADOR’S NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE INTERNATIONAL POTATO CENTER RURAL AGRIBUSINESS PROGRAM FOR LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN COOPERATIVE AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER PROGRAM FOR THE ANDEAN REGION FOUNDATION FOR THE PROMOTION AND RESEARCH OF ANDEAN PRODUCTS […]
This document presents a carefully designed rural livelihoods program rooted in field-based evidence, experience and analysis to generate lasting positive development across select countries in Latin America. With ambitious goals and clear outcomes, the Livestock and Sustainable Agriculture on Latin American Hillsides program, or GANASOL, will, over its ten-year trajectory, offer important support for smallscale farmers, particularly […]
This brief presents a livelihoods program targeting vulnerable and excluded families living in the rural highlands of Peru, Bolivia, and Ecuador.Through extensive field experience, Heifer International has designed The Andean Plateau, Paramo, Camelids and Yarn (PACHA) program to “increase the sustainability of camelid production and improved production and interaction with markets and food security.”1 Working with […]
Along certain pacific coastal shores in Latin America, dramatic changes are underway. Mangroves, with their twisting roots and tangled foliage are increasingly under threat from deforestation and climate change. The degradation of marine-coastal systems depletes the rich productivity of these ecosystems, resulting in significant drops in fish and shellfish supply, decreasing agricultural harvests and a […]
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Due to human actions and climate change, these areas are very vulnerable to more damage and decline as communities struggle to obtain minimal livelihoods amid ongoing poverty. Heifer International, committed to ending hunger and poverty while caring for the earth, focuses on empowering vulnerable, smallscale agricultural producers to achieve sustainable livelihoods. The Heifer Americas Area […]