Strengthening indigenous sustainable food production systems

Community participation in indigenous organizations generates alternative proposals in the social, economic, environmental and cultural spheres that seek the utz k'aslemal or collective "good living", with comprehensive development.

Implementation period

24 Months (January 2020 – December 2021)

Subsidy EU

900000 €

Overall project amount






To strengthen the capacities of subsistence farmers and fishers to improve indigenous agricultural and protein production systems, making them more sustainable and resilient to climate change and to contribute with them to the NDCs in the national agricultural, marine coastal, and adaptation policies of Guatemala and Panama.


600 Garifuna, Kaqchikel and Eqchi Maya farmers and fishermen from Guatemala and Gunas from Panama (48% women)

11 public and private actors

Expected Results

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  • Ramiro Batzín
    Coordinador del Proyecto
  • Jouseph Raphael Chirix
    Responsable de Comunicación
  • Onel Masardule
    Fundación para la Promoción del Conocimiento Indígena (FPCI)

Mayor información:

Main applicant

Sotz'il Association, GTM


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