Agriculture

Pomology (Agouti, Morocco)
The project is based in Agouti, a small Berber village at the entrance to the valley of Ait Bouguemmaz. A number of local people have planted apple trees. Our aim is to bring technical aid which will allow them to exchange and share production techniques and increase the yield of their land.
Launch: March 2012, duration: 5 years, beneficiaries: direct: 55, indirect: 300.

Coffee Plantations (San Miguel, Peru)
The project is based in the Andean foothills at the heart of the native Ashankinka community. This indigenous people who continue to follow a traditional way of life are very anxious to respect their natural resources as well as conserve their Ashaninka traditions. The aims of the project are to finance a programme of training lasting 8 months and run by an expert agronomist specialising in coffee production. It would also finance soil analyses to determine the type of fertilizer required and suitable coffee varieties and finance a project of organic fertilization.
Launch: June 2011, duration: 5 years, beneficiaries: direct: 15, indirect: 100.

Coffee Plantations (Pucusani, Peru)
The project is based in the Andean foothills in the heart of the Union Pucusani community. The aims of the project are to finance the purchase of organic manure in order to increase the yield and quality of the soil culture and to pay the transport and wages of the seasonal workers during harvest time.
Launch: January 2011, duration: 2 years, beneficiaries: direct: 15, indirect:100.

Nueva Elda Local Cooperative – (Area of Pasco, Peru)
The project is located within a native community Yaneshas called “Nueva Aldea” that is situated in the High Amazonia at an altitude of 300m. The objective is to develop the forest resources in a durable way. To achieve this goal, some parts are left in a virgin state and others are used either for the exploitation of forest resources (copaiba, uña of gato), or for a durable exploitation of the wood (exploitation over a 20 years cycle allowing the forest to regenerate itself).
Launch: 2010, duration: 5 years, beneficiaries: direct: 20, indirect: 100.

Pucharini Local Cooperative – (La Merced, Peru)
The project is close to the Amazonia within a native community Ashaninkas called “Pucharini”, at an altitude of 700m. The objectives of the project are to finance the beginning of an ecological production of oil of Sacha Inchi (almond used traditionally for its nutritional and cosmetic benefits (very strong concentration in omega 3) and to include the indigenous populations in the development of a market resulting from their traditional knowledge while in the same time respecting their manner of living and nature.
Launch: August 2007, duration: 5 years, beneficiaries: direct: 15, indirect: 200.