Family livestock farming

Co-innovation for resilient food production in family livestock farming on natural fields in Uruguay

Implementation period

24 Months (January 2020 – December 2021)

Subsidy EU

780.870 €

Overall project amount

981.063 €




To increase the resilience to climate variability of family livestock systems on natural fields, strengthening their adaptation capacities through a process of co-innovation and implementation of Best Livestock Production Practices, generating lessons learned on extension and innovation processes useful for local organisations, and for the member countries of the Confederation of Family Farmers' Organisations of the Extended Mercosur (Spanish acronym COPROFAM).


  • 390 People (36,7% women)
  • 16 public and private actors

Expected Results

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  • Ing. Agr Marcello Rachetti
    Coordination Assistant and Head of Communication Eng., Uruguay
  • JIng. María Eugenia Carriquiry
    Coordinator of the Resilient Family Livestock Project (CNFR /CORPOFAM - INIA), CNFR, Uruguay.
  • Gustavo Adolfo Cabrera Pereyra
    National Commission for Rural Development, CNFR, Uruguay
  • Alfredo Albin
    National Institute for Agricultural Research (INIA), Uruguay
  • Patricia Palma de Fulladolsa
    SICA General Secretariat, Guatemala

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