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Empowering Women through Sustainable Agriculture

Cooperative Development Organisation

Implementing Partners and Organisations

Foundation for Agrarian Reform Cooperatives in Mindanao, Inc.

Period of Implementation

January 2018 - December 2022

Geographic scope

Asia-Pacific: Philippines


$ 262,500
€ 250 000


Bilateral Aid: Sida/Civsam


Agriculture & Fisheries

Type of Activity

Governance and Organizational Strengthening, Institutional Building and Policy Dialogue, Legal and Regulatory framework, Value Chains / Socioeconomic Circuits

Project Objectives

Mainly, the project aims to strenghten partner cooperatives of FARMCOOP in Sibulan Ancestral Domain and Agrarian Reform Beneficaries in Agusan de Sur towards institutionalization of gender equality as a fundamental value in development choices and institutional practice. In the process, the project hopes to enhance women’s participation in the governance and management of their organizations - in sustainable production and in the value chain of commodities their produce - and in policy-making to develop their specific communities and the agrarian reform beneficiaries and indigenous peoples in general.  

Impact on SDGs

SDG2 - Zero Hunger
SDG5 - Gender Equality
SDG15 - Life on Land

Local stakeholders

Groups of farmers

Key Tags

Food Security, Gender