Food Forests in the Cerrado

 

Strategic Direction 1: Promote the adoption of best practices in agriculture

Institution: Cooperativa Agropecuária dos Produtores Familiares de Niquelândia –  Cooperagrofamiliar

Responsible: Manoel Alves Gomes Júnior
Email: cooperagro@hotmail.com; agroflorestamaes@gmail.com
Phone: +55 (62) 3354-4265

Priority Corridor: Veadeiros – Pouso Alto – Kalungas
County: (GO) Niquelândia

 

 

General objective: To seek, through a set of articulated activities, to recognize the role of women in rural dynamics, encouraging their recognition as political subjects / actors in the construction of the agroecological conception through the dissemination of the agroforestry production system.

Specific objectives:

  • Disseminate the MAES methodology - Successive Agro-Ecological Modules - to encourage agroforestry as a production model.
  • Offer farmers' families in rural settlements / communities the conditions to start food production in agroecological systems.
  • Promote courses and workshops on Agroecology (Successive Agroforestry Systems) and market access for rural families in the region, prioritizing the practice of social methods and technologies and the exchange of experiences among family farmers

Support amount: U$78.950,00

Duration: 23 months (February 2018 to January 2019)

 

Images courtesy of the Cooperativa Agropecuária dos Produtores Familiares de Niquelândia –  Cooperagrofamiliar

Photo: ©Cooperagrofamiliar Collection
Photo: ©Cooperagrofamiliar Collection

 

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