Improving the lives of the indigenous communities in Paraguay
In recent years, Paraguay has prioritized reducing extreme poverty and child malnutrition. Although extreme poverty has decreased between 1997 and 2013, there has been a significant increase in the levels of inequality in rural areas.
The SDG Fund programme aims to support indigenous and rural populations identified in 3 departments, considered highly vulnerable in economic, social and environmental terms. Relevant state institutions are generating a coordination space for permanent dialogue, promoting multisectoral efforts to improve food and nutrition security with social equity.
The program aims to achieve: