Local economic development, value chain approach, improvement of rural food security conditions in the dry corridor, Honduras

  • Country: Honduras
    Start date: 01/01/2023
    End date: 31/05/2028
    Applicants: CESAL y Fundación ETEA
    Funder: AECID
    Funding: 3.000.000,00 EUR

The Agreement promotes economic development in 12 municipalities and 4 associations of municipalities with a focus on adaptation to climate change and gender, with the aim of promoting local economic development by improving living conditions and food security for rural families in the dry corridor of Honduras.

Specific objective
Economic development in the dry corridor and articulation in value chains and coffee clusters with a focus on climate change adaptation.

R1. Strengthened municipal and joint institutions for multi-stakeholder governance and strategic planning for economic development.
R2. Improved market access through value chain systems for emerging products and promotion of the coffee cluster, generating partnerships, technification and innovation.
R3. Strengthened capacities of producers and institutions for the adaptation of low-carbon and resilient agricultural production systems to the impacts of climate change.
R4. Improved food and nutritional security in vulnerable and excluded people through the sustainable food systems approach.

Technical and political capacities are generated in women to enable them to improve their living conditions.