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Rights and opportunities for adolescent and youth in Nicaragua

The current project builds on the accomplishments from previous projects that have received support from Kerk in Actie ...

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Youths from the Nicaraguan Caribbean Coast empowered Red Afro 2

Red Afro is a network that carries out advocacy work on behalf of Afrodescendant, Latin American, Caribbean and ...

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  • 2018
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¡Yamni iwaia natka nani! (Art for good living)

Cooperativa de Arte CEIBO R.L. (CEIBO) was founded in 1999 as a Multidisciplinary Art Company, devoted to artistic ...

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  • 2018
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Sutiaba indigenous youth lead actions that promote good living

The current project builds on the accomplishments from previous projects that have received support from Kerk in Actie ...

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  • 2018
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MANQ'A Cali Quinta y Sexta cohorte (KIA 2018)

In Colombia, disadvantaged youth from socially problematic neighborhoods will be trained as qualified cooks to promote healthy, traditional ...

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  • 2018
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Hosts for Peace: Schools of Gastronomy, Tourism and Hospitality

The project contributes to the livelihoods improvement of disadvantaged, displaced and demobilized young people and small holder farmers ...

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  • 2018
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Forest Governance in REDD+ and FLEGT: Mayan Biosphere Reserve

ACOFOP is a community-based association made up of 24 peasant and forest organizations that through Good Community Forestry Management, ...

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  • 2017
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Forest Governance Project: Mayan communities, Guatemala

The Forest Governance Project, financed by the European Union, is developed in Belize, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua, by ...

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Forest Governance Project: MAPF

The Forest Governance Project, funded by the European Union, is developed in Belize, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua, by ...

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  • 2017
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Forest Governance Project: Miskitu People, Nicaragua

The Forest Governance Project, financed by the European Union, is developed in Belize, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua, by ...

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  • 2017
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Forest Governance Project: agroforestry communities, Honduras

The Forest Governance Project, financed by the European Union, is developed in Belize, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua, by ...

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  • 2017
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Forest Governance Project: Miskitu People, Honduras

The Forest Governance Project, financed by the European Union, is developed in Belize, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua, by ...

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Forest Governance Project: Maya Queqchi People, Belize

The Forest Governance Project, financed by the European Union, is developed in Belize, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua, by ...

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Promoting the Rights of Children in Paraguay

The project aims to strengthen the Movement against CSEC in Paraguay with the participation of different stakeholders (State ...

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  • 2016
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Promoting Transparency and the Right to Access Information

The project seeks the participation of citizens in democratic and electoral processes and the promotion of transparency by ...

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  • 2017
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Vuela Libre Movement Paraguay Tawa Tawa - Luna Nueva

In the case of Paraguay, its economic and social situation is associated with factors that are underlying the ...

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  • 2018
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Manqa Gastronomic School 2018 - Cali

In Colombia, disadvantaged youth from socially problematic neighborhoods will be trained as qualified cooks to promote healthy, traditional ...

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  • 2017
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Empowerment of Mayan Youth for Economic & Social Participation

The current project is built on the accomplishments from previous projects that have received support from ICCO and ...

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  • 2018
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Rights and Opportunities for Indigenous Youth in Guatemala

The current project is built on the accomplishments of previous projects that have received support from Kerk in ...

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  • 2018
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Rights and Opportunities for Poqomchi Youth in Guatemala

This project aims to promote the economic and social inclusion of Poqomchi youth , particularly young women, in the ...

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  • 2018
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Violence Prevention and Improvement of Opportunities for Youth

The current project proposal is aimed to strengthen the social leadership of adolescents and indigenous youth in the ...

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  • 2018
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Youths Leading Economic Ventures in Quiche

This project aims to improve opportunities for the socio economic development of youth in the department of Quiche, ...

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  • 2018
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Leadership and capacity development program (MESOLIDER School)

This project supports the first implementation year of MESOLIDER, a leadership school for indigenous leaders, developed by organizations ...

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  • 2017
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Rights and Opportunities for Indigenous Adolescents and Youth

Christian Medical Action or AMC (for its acronym in Spanish) has been ICCOs partner for a long time, ...

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  • 2018
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Vuela Libre Movement in Nicaragua Tawa Tawa - Tesis

Four types of CSEC modalities have been identified in Nicaragua, those are: a) sexual activity through money payment, ...

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  • 2018
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Forest Governance Project: Chorotega People, Nicaragua

The Forest Governance Project, financed by the European Union, is developed in Belize, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua, by ...

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  • 2017
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Vuela Libre Peru

The goal is the decrease of situations of sexual exploitation of children and adolescents, including its modality of ...

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  • 2017
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Strengthening Independent Media in Latin America

We seek to balance the relationships of power and media presence in the region's communications. The project seeks ...

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  • 2016
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Renew Thinking and Practices of Rural Development, 2016-2017

With this initiative, ICCO Cooperation and the Institute for Rural Development in South America (IPDRS) propose an innovative, ...

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  • 2016
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Amaranth Development

Amaranth production with responsible management and marketing of amaranth in differentiated domestic and external markets, in order to ...

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  • 2014
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Pedagogical Manqa model development - Cali

In Colombia, disadvantaged youth from socially problematic neighborhoods will be trained as qualified cooks to promote healthy, traditional ...

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  • 2016
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Buen Apetito Kennedy Manqa School

In the Kennedy locality of Bogota, disadvantaged youth from socially problematic neighborhoods are trained to be qualified as ...

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  • 2016
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Oportunities for Rural Youth: Peacebuilding in Colombia - Choco

This project will strengthen the capacities of rural youth to position themselves better in agrifood chains by entrepeneurial ...

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  • 2017
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FOS Colombia

Afro-Colombian people of the Choco forests and mangroves of the Pacific shore have been fighting to secure their ...

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  • 2017
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Vuela Libre Colombia Movement

To decrease sexual exploitation in tourism territories (Bogota) and mining territories (Riohacha), the project implies the development of ...

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  • 2017
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Third Generation MANQ'A - Bogota

In Colombia, disadvantaged youth from socially problematic neighborhoods will be trained as qualified cooks to promote healthy, traditional ...

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  • 2017
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Cali MANQ'A School

In Colombia, disadvantaged youth from socially problematic neighborhoods will be trained as qualified cooks to promote healthy, traditional ...

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  • 2017
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Movement against CSEC in Colombia

Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children and Adolescents (CSEC) is a form of child abuse and violence affecting to 35,000 ...

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  • 2016
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Comercialization of rural youth in Valle de Cauca

In Colombia, disadvantaged youth from socially problematic neighborhoods will be trained as qualified cooks to promote healthy, traditional ...

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  • 2017
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Rights of Indigenous Forest People of Mesoamerica

The Mesoamerican Alliance of People and Forests is one of the most important land rights platform of indigenous ...

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  • 2016
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Innovation in harvesting vegetables

The Innovation Project aims to change the carrot cultivation system from the implementation of technified harvest. In the ...

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  • 2017
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Amazonian Cacao - Fine Aroma Cacao

In different localities of the Amazon, the harvesting of wild cacao plantations, as well as agroforestry crops based ...

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  • 2017
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Vuela Libre Bolivia Movement

Bolivia has achieved the visualization of commercial sexual exploitation of boys, girls and adolescents (CSEC), and its identification ...

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  • 2017
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Transfer of Technological Alternatives of Peanut Production

The present IP consists in the use of primary peanuts production for the transformation of innovational products (jam ...

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  • 2017
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Oportunities for Rural Youth: Peacebuilding in Colombia - Valle

After the signing of the peace agreement in Colombia, rural development offers a window of opportunity for the ...

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  • 2017
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Coboce Generating Ventures with Values

COBOCE is a cooperative located in the region of Cochabamba that has a cement factory and through their ...

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  • 2015
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Support to Victims of Commercial Sexual Exploitation

The project aims to give support to the girls victims of Commercial Sexual Exploitation and achieve their reintegration ...

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  • 2017
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First Gastronomic School in Cali - Agua Blanca

In Colombia, disadvantaged youth from socially problematic neighborhoods will be trained as qualified cooks to promote healthy, traditional ...

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  • 2016
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Violence Prevention in Miskitu Communities

This project contributes to the prevention of violence in Waspam and two communities along the Coco River (Nicaraguan ...

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  • 2017
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Sutiaba Youth Empowerment

This project builds capacities in young people to strengthen youth organizations and generate skills and abilities to carry ...

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  • 2017
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Art for Good Living

The project encourages adolescents to appropriate public spaces in Alamikangba (Northern Caribeaan Coast, Nicaragua), to make their voices ...

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  • 2017
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Against Sexual Exploitation in Paraguay Porticus

The proposal is based on the experience of Luna Nueva group in their work against the commercial sexual ...

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  • 2017
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Women as Central Agents for Peacebuilding in Colombia, Ruta

ICCO and Ruta Pacifica de Mujeres will develop a strategy of communication, advocacy and violence prevention, to promote ...

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  • 2016
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Women as Central Agents for Peacebuilding in Colombia,Mencoldes

ICCO and Mencoldes will develop a strategy of communication, advocacy and violence prevention, to promote egalitarian participation of ...

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  • 2016
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Indigenous Youth Action to Promote Citizen Security

This project aims to strengthen the social leadership of Maya youths in Guatemala, by creating conditions that foster ...

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  • 2017
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Land Rights and Forest Governance of Communities in Honduras

ICCO Cooperation, with the Mesoamerican Alliance of Peoples and Forests (AMPB), and the Federation of Honduran Agro Forest ...

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  • 2017
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Civic Engagement Alliance (CEA) in Bolivia

The Project is based on the experience of the "Manq'a" Cooking Schools. These schools, implemented by ICCO with ...

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  • 2016
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Young Entrepreneurs Development through Hospitality

The Project seeks to improve the future economic opportunities of low-income youth in the municipalities of El Alto, ...

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  • 2016
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Rights and Opportunities for Poqomchi Youth in Guatemala

This project aims to strengthen social leadership and entrepreneurial capacities of indigenous Poqomchi adolescents and young adults in ...

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  • 2017
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Rights and Opportunities Promotion for Adolescents

This project contributes to strengthen social leadership among indigenous youths in Alta Verapaz, Guatemala, by creating conditions that ...

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  • 2017
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More Opportunities for Indigenous Youth in Guatemala

The goal of this project is to help provide more opportunities for young indigenous people, so that they ...

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  • 2017
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Young Leaders to Ensure Compliance with Youth Rights

The general objective of this project is to contribute to strengthen the social leadership of indigenous adolescents and ...

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  • 2017
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Young Afro Entrepreneurs Promoting Economic Rights

Adolescents and young people from the Northern Caribbean Coast of Nicaragua develop technical and practical skills to implement ...

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  • 2017
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Rights and Opportunities for Multiethnic Youths in Bilwi

Indigenous and afrodescendant youths strengthen their social leadership and multiply knowledge with their peers, while generating synergies with ...

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  • 2017
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Yamni iwaia natka nani (Art for good living)

The project will encourage adolescents to appropriate the few pubic spaces in Alamikangba; especially will encourage them to ...

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  • 2017
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Civic Engagement Alliance (CEA) in Bolivia

The Sustainable Chaco Program proposes a dual approach to the task of strengthening the development of indigenous people: ...

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  • 2016
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Civic Engagement Alliance (CEA) in Bolivia

The Regional Movement for Land and Territory project, seeks the establishment of a new public agenda on land ...

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  • 2016
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Youth Empowerment and Inclusion in Guatemala

This project is part of the Civic Engagement Alliance Program, and is its Youth Empowerment and Social Inclusion ...

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  • 2016
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Youth Empowerment and Inclusion in Guatemala

This project is part of the Civic Engagement Alliance Program, and is its Youth Empowerment and Social Inclusion ...

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  • 2017
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Sustainable Chaco

The Sustainable Chaco Program is implemented in the tri-national Argentina, Paraguay and Bolivia countries. It promotes processes for ...

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  • 2016
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Value Chain Development in Quechua Communities of the Andes

One of the problems that Quechua communities face is the marketing of their products, because they are lack ...

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  • 2016
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Sustainable Economic Development and Agro-Biodiversity

This project aims to incorporate and promote action on organic/sustainable agriculture, restoring and respecting local knowledge and ...

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  • 2016
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Promoting Economic Development Options for Indigenous People

This project promotes economic development of the indigenous people in Potosi with The Interdisciplinary Integral Development Program (PRODII) ...

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  • 2016
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Down to Zero Bolivia

The Down to Zero (DtZ) program includes preventative and protective measures that focus on actual child victims and ...

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  • 2016
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Gastronomic education for youth in Bolivia - Buen Apetito

In this project, Bolivian youth are trained to become chefs who cook specifically with locally produced ingredients. As ...

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Better livelihoods for IDPs in a Reconciliation Perspective

Mencoldes Foundation will work with sectors concentrating families in high risks and also facing multiple human rights violations ...

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  • 2016
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Down to Zero Colombia

The Down to Zero (DtZ) program includes preventative and protective measures that focus on actual child victims and ...

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  • 2016
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Rights to Natural Resources of Afro-Colombians in Choco

Afro-Colombian people of the Choco forests and mangroves of the Pacific shore in Colombia have been fighting to ...

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  • 2016
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Regional project: Our Land, Our Forest

This project will help strengthen the institutional platform of AMPB and to implement key regional actions to consolidate ...

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  • 2015
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Down to Zero Nicaragua

The Down to Zero (DtZ) program includes preventative and protective measures that focus on actual child victims and ...

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  • 2016
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Down to Zero Peru

The Down to Zero (DtZ) program includes preventative and protective measures that focus on actual child victims and ...

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  • 2016
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Prevention of violence in San Andres and Las Flores Guatemala

In response to increased violence in Latin America and more specifically in Central America, ICCO formulated a regional ...

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  • 2012
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Rights and Opportunities for Poqomchí Youths

The current project is designed to transfer the accumulated experience of ACJ-Guatemala in San Cristóbal Verapaz to ...

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Adolescents and Young Leaders Against Sexual Violence

The current project is built on the accomplishments from a previous projects which implemented an integral strategy against ...

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  • 2017
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Youth Action in Quiche, Guatemala

With the support of our partner, Barbara Ford Peace Centre, we are promoting youth empowerment in Quiche, Guatemala, ...

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  • 2017
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Indigenous youth promote citizen security.

The project “Indigenous youth promote citizen security” strengthens the leadership abilities of Mayan Mam, Kaqchikel and Q’eqchi’ ...

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  • 2016
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Opportunities for youth development.

The project titled “Opportunities for Youth Development” seeks to generate better conditions for young people living in rural ...

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  • 2016
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Promoting rights of poqomchi youth.

This project will be carried out in the municipalities of San Cristobal Verapaz and Santa Cruz Verapaz, both ...

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Land Rigths and Good Governance for Maya Chorti Communities

This project aims to contribute to ensure respect for the land rights of indigenous and forest communities; to ...

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  • 2017
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Community Forestry in the Maya Biosphere Reserve

ICCO Cooperation, with the Mesoamerican Alliance of Peoples and Forests (AMPB), works to strengthen the land rights and ...

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Rights and opportunities for youth in Bilwi, Nicaragua

The project proposal was implemented in Puerto Cabezas-Bilwi, where TESIS focused their actions in three communities: Barrio Waulalaya, ...

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Indigenous communities living without violence

The project aims to contribute to prevent violence in Waspam and 2 communities on the shore of Rio Coco (...

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  • 2016
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Afrodescendent youth preventing violence in Nicaragua

The aims to strengthen indigenous and afrosdescendent adolescents' social leadership to prevent violence in Puerto Cabezas, Waspam and ...

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Art for good living (Yamni iwaia natka nani)

The current project proposal is named Art for good living (Yamni iwaia natka nani! in miskito) that aims ...

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Youth leadership in indigenous communities

The project aims to promote indigenous youth empowerment in 15 Sutiaba communities in León. With this project proposal ...

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Land Rights and Sustainability for the Miskitu People

This project is part of a broad program implemented with the Mesoamerican Alliance of People and Forests (MAPF), ...

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  • 2015
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Land Rights and Sustainability for the Mayangna People

Nation Mayangna Government, (Northern Caribbean Coast, Nicaragua) is constituted by 75 communities, 9 territories and over 35 thousand inhabitants. It is ...

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Food Security, Forest Management and Income Generation

The project aims to improve the socioeconomic and environmental situation of Miskitu communities in Honduras, through agricultural improvements ...

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  • 2016
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Respect for Miskitu Land Rights

The project is implemented by miskitus indigenous communities represented by Territorial Councils to defend land rights in the ...

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  • 2015
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Land Rights for the Embera People

The Embera Wounnan General Congress (GCEW) is an indigenous organization from the Embera people of Panama. With a ...

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Land Rights for the Guna People

ICCO Cooperation, in partnership with the Mesoamerican Alliance of Peoples and Forests (AMPB), works on strengthening forest land ...

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Rights and Sustainability for Forest Communities in Mexico

We work with over 50 forest communities, indigenous and peasant organizations in Mexico, to improve the lives of rural ...

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  • 2017
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Land Rights and Sustainability for the Bri Bri-Cabecar People

This project is part of a program implemented with the Mesoamerican Alliance of Peoples and Forests (MAPF), that ...

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  • 2017
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Agribusiness Booster Paraguay

The intervention consists in the application of the methodology developed by ABB globally, to build capacity in those ...

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  • 2015
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Project for Afro-Colombian people of Riscales in Choco - REDD+

Afro-Colombian people of the Choco forests and mangroves of the Pacific shore in Colombia have been fighting to ...

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  • 2017
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Consolidation Paraguay Organic as a BDS 2015

The Organic Paraguay association to date has been distinguished as a new model of inclusive and sustainable businesses, ...

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  • 2015
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Manq’a Cooking Schools for Youth

Manq’a brings together producers, food processors and consumers to train 3,000 disadvantaged young people as chefs, using ...

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  • 2013
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Offering Perspectives in Post Conflict Rural Colombia

Recently I visited Colombia, where I spent a big part of my time in the rural southern ...

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Young Afro Entrepreneurs promoting economic rights in Nicaragua

How to promote entrepreneurship among afro youth that have been second-class citizens in their country for a ...

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Women territorial leaders from Mesoamerica advocate for the benefit of their communities

Between November 20th and 23rd, 2018, indigenous leaders from Mesoamerica gathered in Panama to advance on their agenda ...

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The Importance of Gastronomy for Colombia

Last Sunday Dutch Prime Minister Rutte and Agriculture Minister Schouten traveled to Colombia for a trade mission. ...

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MESOLIDER: An Itinerant School for Indigenous Leaders of Mesoamerica

In Mesoamerican countries, indigenous communities have been historically excluded from formal education processes, as the academic systems ...

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Colombia: On the Path to Reconciliation?

Since 2014, I have visited Colombia regularly and the conversations I’ve had there with Colombians, at work, ...

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Cracking the Nut on Changing Food Systems and Linking Urban Demand and Rural Supply

At the end of March, I had the opportunity to attend the annual Cracking the Nut Conference  ...

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