November 04, 2015
The benefits of women’s empowerment to the global economy are increasingly recognized, however women around the world particularly those living in rural areas continue to encounter social, economic, cultural and legal barriers that prevent them from realizing their full potential.
ITALY, November 30, 2015.
PROCASUR believes that viable solutions are already available to fight rural poverty in the Global South and that the fastest way to scale them up is through the exchange of practitioners.
October 7, 2015
Terra Madre Giovani has started on Saturday the 3rd of October: 1 big event, bringing together 2500 young participants coming from 120 different countries from all over the world to share ideas, experiences and visions about the future of the food in the planet.
September 17, 2015
The financial inclusion of the poor, especially women, are a key issue in the fight against poverty. But the poorest have so little that often deduce that their economic existence is irrelevant.
September 2, 2015
The Procasur Corporation organized a Learning Route (LR) to train 25 community leaders and technicians from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) -funded project SUSTAIN, in Sudan.
August 12, 2015
The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry of Cambodia, the International Fund for Agriculture Development and PROCASUR are pleased to invite you to the first Asia-Pacific Local Champions Exhibition, bringing together local champions with the public sector, universities, NGOs and cooperation agencies.
July 7, 2015
PROCASUR, was pleased to attend the IFAD roundtable discussion “Leveraging South-South and triangular cooperation (SSC) to achieve results” held in Rome on the 07 of July 15.
May 30, 2015
Deep in the mountain jungles of Northern Thailand, three indigenous communities joined hands for a common goal: sustainable management of their forest. The Akha people of Pa Kia village, the Lahu people of Pha Tai Mai village and the Karen people of Huay Hin Lad Nai village took change by the hand to progress with good practices, while saving their cultural and natural heritage.
May 15, 2015
This final product is the result of a successful partnership between PROCASUR and IFAD and we would like to ask you for your help in disseminating the document among your contacts, networks and channels.
May 11, 2015
On the 13th of May PROCASUR and IFAD have jointly organized a break out session focusing on access to land for the new generations. The session has been the opportunity to introduce Procasur and IFAD innovative approaches and successful experiences on youth and access to land, as well as to present results and lessons from two good practices in Bolivia and Senegal:
March 30, 2015
The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is inviting indigenous peoples’ organizations and communities, and organizations that work with them, to apply for grants that fund projects and partnerships to promote the development of indigenous peoples and their unique cultural identity.
February 1, 2015.
The PROCASUR Corporation, with the support of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), are pleased to announce the results of the selection process for the Learning Route “Strategies
February 2, 2015
Five projects have won IFAD Gender Awards in 2014. The awards were launched by IFAD management to recognize the efforts and achievements of IFAD-supported projects in delivering on the strategic objectives of IFAD's Policy on Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment.
December 15, 2014
PROCASUR Corporation, with support from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), is organizing the Learning Route: “Strategies and Innovations for the Inclusion of Rural Youth as Development Actors in Their Territories”
Dakar (SENEGAL), December 14, 2016 – The food import bill in Africa continues to increase due to the demographic explosion which may threaten the continent of hunger by 2050.
Apply now to stand a chance to win USD 5000 in the Young Innovators in Agriculture Award!
Young innovators below 35yrs across Africa are invited to show case cutting edge innovations, including social innovations that best provide solutions on how women and their communities can build and strengthen resilience through resilient technologies and associated innovative strategies, projects, interventions and methods to be brought on scale.
Learn and practice peer-to-peer from Local Champions and their innovations
The PROCASUR Corporation’s Program “Learning Territories” and its allies in Colombia are glad to launch the Call for Application to share experiences and learning from good practices implemented by Local Champions in 4 areas of interest: Sustainable Fishing, Rural Micro-enterprises, Entrepreneurial Associativity and Networks, Business Opportunities linked to Cultural Identity, to foster capacity building and facilitate the scaling up of innovations generated by the local knowledge valorization.
PROCASUR Corporation and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) are excited to begin the Training Workshop on Learning Route implementation and impact evaluation in Khartoum Sudan!!
The training workshop which will be taking place between the 18th and 21st of September 2016, is one of the activities organized under the project: "Knowledge Management Tools for Enhanced Project Performance" organized by the IFAD Country Office in Sudan in collaboration with Procasur Africa.
PROCASUR Corporation and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) are pleased to invite you to the Learning Route: "Networks, articulation and strategies for sustainable inclusion of youth in rural development initiatives" that is going to be held in El Salvador and Colombia between the 6th and 15th of November 2016.
The Learning Route: Leveraging Scale Up Nutrition Civil Society Network (SUN CSN) to strengthen regional platforms and to promote learning across countries on how to address malnutrition in Rwanda is the result of the active and fruitful collaboration among the Civil Society Network of the Scaling-Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement and PROCASUR;
Dakar, Senegal - Between September 6 and 9 in Dakar and Kaolack the Methodological Transfer Workshop "For an inclusive management of local knowledge through the systematization of good practices"is being carried on, representing the first official activity in the framework of the Interregional Program 2016-2018 "Strengthening capacities and tools to scale-up and disseminate innovations", implemented in Africa and Latin America by PROCASUR with IFAD support and collaboration of different partners.
Dakar, Sénégal - Entre le 6 et 9 Septembre, l’Atelier de Transfert Méthodologique "Pour une gestion inclusive des savoirs locaux grâce à la systématisation de bonnes pratiques»
June 29, 2016
The mentoring of poorer households has generated profound impacts at the household level, not only in terms of food security and increased incomes, but also in terms of gender equality and women's empowerment.
March 2, 2016
After having been present at IFAD Global Staff Meeting 2016 with a stand on 22 and 23 February, showing our experiences through all the institutional publications and multimedia products, Procasur global team facilitated an initiative within the framework of IFAD Staff PMD Learning Days.
April 4, 2016
How do we plant seeds for the future?
A regional forum organized by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Federal Government of the Republic of Nigeria, was held from the 14th to 18th March 2016 in Abuja - Nigeria to consider the lessons learned from IFAD projects in West and Central Africa regions with a particular focus on successful investments in rural youth.
13 April 2016
On the morning of Thursday, March 31 in the auditorium of the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV) the World Forum on Access to Land and Natural Resources (FMAT 2016) opened and continued to develop up to Saturday April 2 2016 in Valencia, Spain.
February 22, 2016.
The Civil Society Network of the Scaling-Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement and PROCASUR Corporation sealed their partnership for a new Learning Route Programme! The Programme will be officially launched next March, 03, 2016!
February 08, 2016
In October 2015, IFAD and PROCASUR signed an agreement to implement the program "Strengthening Capacities and Tools to scale up and disseminate Innovations." This program will be implemented over a period of three years (January 2016 - December 2018) and its main goal is to reduce poverty in rural areas of Latin America -LAC-, East and Southern Africa –ESA-
9th October 2017, Nairobi - Kenya
Procasur Africa's Learning Route: Linking smallholders to commercialization Practices: The case of Farmers Organizations in the Kenyan dairy sector brought together 21 participants from 6 different countries implementing six different IFAD funded projects - Cameroon (Agricultural Development Support Project-PADFA) and Du Conseil d’Administration),
Experiences and lessons from Kenya and Tanzania
The PROCASUR Corporation in Africa in collaboration with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) have partnered with the International Land Coalition, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and Resource Conflict Institute (RECONCILE) to present the Learning Initiative: Innovative practices and tools to reduce land use conflicts between farmers and livestock keepers, taking place in Kenya and Tanzania, between the 22nd September and 1st October 2017 under the framework of the PROCASUR-IFAD Programme “Strengthening
9th February 2017
In the framework of the Large Grant Regional programme: Strengthening Capacities and Tools to scale up and disseminate Innovations (Brochure of the Programme), approved by the International Fund of Agricultural Development (IFAD) in October 2015 and effectively on-going since February 2016, Procasur and IFAD have jointly organized the second Programme Steering Committee (PSC) as well as the learning event “Learning
To date, many development agencies and institutes rely on traditional methods such as information dissemination and school-like workshops for awareness raising and capacity building of rural populations.