|Title:||Colombia - Building Rural Entrepreneurial Capacities - Trust and Opportunities Programme - July, 2017|
photograph by XAVIER CERVERA / PANOS for IFAD 17/07/2017 This Building Rural Entrepreneurial Capacities - Trust and Opportunities Programme is broad in scope, aiming to tackle problems of inequalitiy and poverty in rural financial servicies. Its target group is composed of (aprox) 50,000 rural households living in extreme poverty across 17 departments in Colombia. Among these are small farmers ,indigenous groups, Afro-Latino communities, rural young people, families who have been forcibly displaced and households headed by women. The overall goal of the programme is to improve living conditions, income and employment in post-conflict rural areas.
Guapi municipality, in Cauca department, Colombia, has 26 groups, every group with (aprox) 15 people. Fabian Acosta (from Bogota city), Zoilo Salazar (from Cauca department) and Aurelio Gamboa (from Guapi town) of Ministerio de Agricultura de Colombia deal with them.
Pictured the Mercedes Perlaza (27 years old) from group 'Pollos Chamon' (Chamon chicken) but she also sells prawns from Pacific Ocean close to where ends Guapi river, in 'la Galeria', fish market in Guapi town, Cauca
|Size:||11.05 MB; 5120 x 3417 pixels; 433 x 289 mm (print at 300 DPI); 1355 x 904 mm (screen at 96 DPI);|
|Photographer:||Xavier Cervera Vallve|
|Copyright:||© IFAD / Panos Pictures / Xavier Cervera|