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COLTIVARE VALORE - Family Farming as a Strategy response to climate change

Implementing Partners and Organisations

COSPE onlus (capofila), Citi-Habitat, Laço Branco, Comité Regionais Parçeiros (CRP) Santiago Norte, Comité Regionais Parçeiros (CRP) Isola di Fogo, INIDA – Instituto Nacional de Investigação eDesenvolvimento Agrário, DGASP – Direcção Geral de Agricultura, Silvicultura e Pecuária, Câmara Municipal de Santa Cruz, Câmara Municipal de Santa Catarina

Period of Implementation

January 2021 - December 2023

Geographic scope

Africa: Cape Verde


$ 61,156
€ 58 244




Climate & Environment, Education, Rural Development

Type of Activity

Training & Capacity Building


Promoting inclusive and sustainable integral rural development in Cape Verde. Promote innovative solutions in family farming to strengthen the climate resilience of rural and agricultural areas, supporting key agri-food chains in the creation of comprehensive and inclusive value and climatic added value.

Project Objectives

The project aims to promote an inclusive and sustainable integral rural development in Cape Verde, getting over the central issues of the country, principally linked to the effects of climate change. The current proposal for intervention therefore looks forward to a participatory value chain approach on three components: 1. management of natural resources 2. production and market 3. cooperative and associative organization with a gender perspective reflected in a specific result.This kind of approach, strongly participatory, is that of the "Climate Resilient Value Chains", an intervention based on the fruit and vegetable and dairy production chains. The target area are the islands of Santiago and Fogo, the two poorest regions of Cape Verde. The method is based on a gradual process of learning and growth opportunities in which small producers, including young people and women, can find employment and professional opportunities in the world of rural development, filling niche markets and responding to market demand.

Impact on SDGs

SDG2 - Zero Hunger
SDG8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
SDG12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
SDG13 - Climate Action

Direct beneficiaries

Individuals: 1005

Key Tags

Entrepreneurship, Environment