The project plans to add 8.000 small farmers, including coffee farms, dairies, grains and other businesses, promoting the establishment of 90 companies for collection and packaging of beans and 15 dairy service companies.
The project will increase farm acreage by almost 6.000 hectares and will help in the fight against poverty by creating about 1.700 jobs.
Additionally, there will also be investments in road improvement benefitting approximately 8.400 people. The project will be implemented by the Rural Development Institute (IDR) of the Government of the Republic of Nicaragua with an autonomous management structure and decentralized operation.
FUNDESA compares international indexes of Central American countries and provides suggestions and actions to promote development in Guatemala.
The Foundation for the Development of Guatemala (FUNDESA) presents, as a balance for 2010, an index comparison with other Central American countries and lists 5 groups considered priority actions when promoting better development conditions for Guatemala, expecting better index evaluations for the future:
Loans totaling $15 Million will support startup of program to deliver services to urban children below age six
The Inter-American Development Bank has granted Nicaragua two loans of $7.5 million each to finance a social welfare program for children under six years of age who live in extreme poverty in the nation’s cities.
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