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Green microfinance

We promote the financial inclusion of producers and their families, so they make the change in using clean energy and implement actions that mitigate climate change effects on their production and their daily lives. “Green microfinance” adapted to their reality, managing the generated risks.

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Green microfinance
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Sustainable Inclusion of Smallholder Algae Farmers in Hinatuan, Philippines

416 vulnerable algae farmers in the Philippines have managed to increase their income by 58%, through their inclusion in the value chain of a Spanish company specialized in the production, processing and marketing of natural hydrocolloids worldwide, extracted from the seaweed.

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Sustainable Inclusion of Smallholder Algae Farmers in Hinatuan, Philippines
Fruta encapsulada para comunidades vulnerables en Colombia

FRUCAP: Encapsulated fruits to improve nutrition

We include vulnerable farmers in a company’s supply chain that will extend fruit life, transforming them into micro-encapsulated foods that meet the nutritional needs of pregnant children and mothers.

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FRUCAP: Encapsulated fruits to improve nutrition
Bancos de semillas de calidad para luchar contra el hambre

Quality seed banks to fight hunger

Traditionally, Angola had been a country that lived off agriculture, but 27 years of war had had a tremendous impact on the livelihoods of rural populations. And now, 50% of the population lives in a situation of food insecurity, being serious in 21% of the cases. Angola, a population suffering from hunger Local food production…

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Quality seed banks to fight hunger
Increase the income of small farmers by introducing soya

Increase the income of small farmers by introducing soya

Soya is one of the most nutritionally complete foods. For this reason, it has become a highly important crop in rural areas of the provinces of Huambo and Bié, Angola, caracterized by high levels of food insecurity. At CODESPA we are working to improve soya production, distribution and marketing in six farming cooperatives with over…

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Increase the income of small farmers by introducing soya
Apoyo a la legalización de la propiedad de tierras de las familias campesinas

Support for land property legalisation of small family farms

The threat of land loss is increasingly present throughout Africa. Large international investors have begun a massive land purchase with mining targets or mere speculation, among other objectives. This is causing small farmers to see how these large corporations and farms take their lands, on which families depend to eat and earn a living, because…

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Support for land property legalisation of small family farms

Harvest storage systems to achieve families’ food security

Angola used to be world’s third largest coffee producer and 85% of its population lived on agriculture. However, after suffering Africa’s longest civil war (1975-2002), its economic system was greatly effected, giving rise to high levels of both poverty and extreme poverty throughout the country. The Civil War has caused great insecurity in terms of…

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Harvest storage systems to achieve families’ food security