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Strengthening socio-productive capacities through gender equity

Cooperative Development Organisation

Implementing Partners and Organisations

Asociacion Intercomunal de Comunidades Unidas para el Desarrollo Economico y Social del Bajo Lempa - ACUDESBAL

Period of Implementation

January 2018 - December 2022

Geographic scope

Americas: El Salvador

Cities: Bajo Lempa


$ 81,000
€ 77 143


Bilateral Aid: Sida/Civsam


Agriculture & Fisheries

Type of Activity

Technical Assistance & Advisory


Expected results are: 40 women trained and sensitized as a result of the agro-ecological and political training, taking up important issues such as access to land, credits, jobs and decision-making spaces. Increased capacities for sustainable food production and fair trade for women in 24 communities. Strengthened economic initiatives for income generation, sustainability of organisational processes and technical training for women. Generated spaces for advocacy and the defense of womenís rights with the participation of 400 women of AMUDIBAL. Institutionalized gender policy in ACUDESBAL.

Project Objectives

Promote a model of agricultural production based on respect for nature, independence, women's rights, to improve their position and conditions in the communities of Bajo Lempa and the Salvadoran society.

Impact on SDGs

SDG1 - No Poverty
SDG2 - Zero Hunger
SDG5 - Gender Equality

Main Indicators

1. at least 600 membera participate actively in decision making 2. # of productive initiatives leading to increased income for members

Impact Measurement

Project reports. Meeting minutes

Direct beneficiaries

Organisations: 1

Individuals: 600

Local stakeholders

Members of ACUSABAL

Key Tags

Entrepreneurship, Gender