Family Farming Program for Strengthening Peasant-Farmer Economy
The program aims to promote the well-being of rural, peasant and indigenous families, in condition of high and medium vulnerability regarding food insecurity and widespread poverty (extreme and non-extreme). It aims to help increase, in a sustainable manner, family assets to ensure their annual production cycle through innovation, modernization and increased production with best practices (traditional or learned) within restrictions of territoriality (productive logic, living areas, municipality , community and productive family farms).
|Classification||Production conditions, Production, Post-production, Sanitary conditions|
|Date||2012 - 2015|
Rural families, peasant and indigenous, living in condition of high and medium vulnerability regarding food insecurity and widespread poverty (extreme and non-extreme) of the 338 municipalities of Guatemala.
|Number of beneficiaries||
The program serves an estimated annual amount of 160,000 families distributed as follows: 100,000 peasant families living in conditions of infra subsistence; 45,700 subsistence farming families and 12,500 rural families with production surplus. (Source: Programa de la Agricultura Familiar para el Fortalecimiento de la Economía Campesina)
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