Ethno-regional and farmers organizations from Nariño and Putumayo
The project seeks to build a stable and lasting peace in the implementation of the Peace Agreement
From 15/Feb/2018 To 30/Nov/2021
The project seeks to create a stable and lasting peace in the implementation of the Peace Agreement, by stimulating legal local economic activity, participation in regional management, and promoting a culture of peace and rights.
To this end, the project focuses on three lines. The first line promotes the participation of small producers and rural communities in agricultural value chains, through developing income improving initiatives that allow them to face economic difficulties, climate change, and consolidate local and national markets.
The second line facilitates participation in regional planning for indigenous populations, Afro-descendants, and farmers, promoting regional development based on the communities’ proposals.
The third line creates a culture of peace, peaceful conflict resolution, and of nonviolent social dialogue in order to reconstruct the social fabric.
The project promotes economic, social, and political empowerment of rural women, and is implemented by national and international NGOs and CSOs, led by ICCO.
Contribution to the Peace Accourds
The project contributes to point 1 of the Agreement by developing local economic initiatives and supporting regional management. It implements integrated production, transformation, and commercialization plans in prioritized chains. The project strengthens development initiatives for the Awá indigenous people, attending to their culture and eating habits, which strengthens food and nutritional security, improves women's impact, and creates income.
The project contributes to point 3.2 by developing capacities in conflict resolution and peace building. Thus, the project promotes the resolution of disputes between indigenous communities, Afro-descendants, and farmers, the recovery of ancestral customs, contributing to community reincorporation and to the reconstruction of the social fabric.
Objectives and Results
The project focuses on:
● Economic improvement of small coffee, sugar cane, cocoa and chontaduro producers, through training, technical assistance, access to credit, and access to market.
● Strengthening small and medium-sized companies as promoters of local development and job creation.
● Strengthening citizen participation in regional planning spaces.
● Economic empowerment of rural youth and women and improvement of their capacities in the food and hospitality industry, through the MANQ’A -– ”Hosts for Peace” model
● Training communicators and social leaders in journalism and peacebuilding, and their coordination with a network of community radio stations.
● Participation of women in regional planning and their economic, social, and political empowerment.
|Indicator||Goal||Last Update||Advance||Current Value||Status|
|01. Number of small producers who have increased their income thanks to their participation in the project||1.150||December 2021||128 %||1.472||Complete|
|02.Number of people, from the Awá community, who have improved their food production capacity in quantity and variety||450||December 2021||100 %||450||Complete|
|03.Number of producers (rural women) participating in farmers markets and improving their income||200||December 2021||100 %||200||Complete|
|04.Number of rural youth trained in the food and hospitality industry, with employment and / or income creation opportunities in these sectors||140||December 2021||127 %||179||Complete|
|05.Number of youth (men and women) trained in the food, tourism, and hospitality industries||464||December 2021||98 %||457||Complete|
|06.Number of SMEs improved according to AbB methodology||11||December 2021||100 %||11||In execution|
|07.Number of strengthened SMEs that have increased their sales||7||December 2021||100 %||7||Complete|
|08.Number of farmers becoming suppliers for the strengthened SMEs||600||December 2021||1078 %||6.468||Complete|
|09.Number of co-investment agreements signed||6||December 2021||50 %||3||In execution|
|10. Number of communities benefiting from the action, integrating their life and / or ethnodevelopment plans in the PDETs||10||December 2021||140 %||14||Complete|
|11. Number of indigenous reserves with capacities and knowledge to reincorporate ex-combatants||3||December 2021||400 %||12||Complete|
|12.Number of communities that have received training or participated in exchanges on peaceful conflict management and culture of peace, with the action’ support||6||December 2021||416 %||25||Complete|
|13.Number of regional community leaders and communicators strengthened with a diploma in radio journalism and culture of peace||200||December 2021||114 %||229||Complete|
|14.Number of institutions familiarized with the models||15||December 2021||73 %||11||Complete|
|15.Number of public and private entities that know the new rural women proposals||4||December 2021||425 %||17||Complete|
|Advocate||Partner||Local Partners and Co-Applicants|
|Stichting Interkerkelijke Organisatie Voor Ontwikkelingssamenwerking, ICCO||
1. Comunidad de Awa Piguambi Palangala
2. Corporación de Estudios Interdisciplinarios y Asesoría Técnica (CETEC)
3. Asociación Cristiana Menonita para la Justicia, Paz y Acción No Violenta (JUSTAPAZ)
4. Agribussiness Booster BV (ABB)
5. Stichting Vredesbeweging PAX Nederland (PAX)
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