Center for Studies and Promotion
of Democracy, Human Rights and
Socio-environmental Sustainability

Strengthening agroecological food production on small farms in the Central, Cordillera and Paraguarí departments

Support from: Bread for the World Cooperation Agency (PPM).

Period: August 2020 – July 2023

Territories covered: Districts J. A. Saldivar, Itá, Itagua (Central), in Escobar (Paraguarí) and in territories that are part of the Network of Native and Creole Seeds

Overall objective:

• Small food producers are recognized as key actors of food sovereignty in Paraguay and have the support of different public actors (local and/or departmental and/or national) and social sectors for the improvement of food sovereignty and healthy food production.

Specific objectives:

• Small food producers have strengthened their agroecology practices and the production/reproduction of native and traditional seeds for use and exchange, as an expression of their territorial defense.

• Small food producers influence local politics for the sake of their rights and needs.

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