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ID: 86504
Country: Brazil
Title: Brazil - Rural Micro Enterprise Promotion Programme (FO4LA) - November 2023
Description: Tiago Jose Souza is a producer who has been growing vegetables for 25 years at the small farm Asa Branca in Mossoro, Rio Grande do Norte state, northeastern Brazil. He inspects his lettuce crops every day to verify its adequate growth.

He has been proudly growing vegetables for 25 years at the small farm Asa Branca in Mossoro, Rio Grande do Norte state, northeastern Brazil. A few years after starting his business he discovered the Cooperxique Cooperative and joined it to accomplish his dream of becoming a more successful farmer by accessing to organic markets.

"IFAD, through the Cooperxique Cooperative, has helped us as a whole to make participatory decisions, everyone has their voice and can say something that is for the common good", Tiago said.

FO4LA is a project implemented for the first time in Latin American to increase income and to improve livelihood, food and nutrition security and safety of family farmers, who are affiliated to targeted Farmers Organizations within the region. With financial support of the European Union (EU) IFAD acts as technical and administrative managing entity.

FO4LA has covered Brazil, Paraguay, Bolivia and Peru, together with 15 agricultural organizations participating in value chains such as coffee, quinoa, cocoa and sugar cane, among others.
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