Increased agricultural productivity and non-farm rural livelihoods
The project aims to increase agricultural production and rural income based on economic and environmental sustainability and strengthened local capacities. GAFSP promotes innovative non-farm small enterprises and builds capacities to increase participants' access to labor markets and generate self-employment opportunities. The microenterprises seeks to support women, youth and the disabled, build capacities to help them understand market dynamics and post-harvest management and entrepreneurship. Additionally, artisanal fisheries is supported given its importance in the Caribbean Coast area.
Investment in market inclusion
This activity contributes to increasing the value addition of small and medium sized enterprises by strengthening and promoting new processes in post-harvest, improved products, processes and transformation, generating employment and supplementing income of households, youths, indigenous people and ethnic communities.
Reducing childhood nutritional vulnerability
GAFSP supports food and nutrition education and school feeding to complement ongoing activities to increase nutrition for school children and promote their consumption of indigenous produce.
GAFSP focuses on strengthening capacities and skills of implementing agency and its partners in collaboration with the private sector, to deliver relevant and high quality public service and enhance the ability to monitor and evaluate the program.