Armed conflict and poverty in Colombia
The armed conflict in Colombia has damaged production, institutions, food security, and social trust. Due to the causes and consequences of conflict, the territories of Cauca in Southern Colombia are vulnerable. Organizational structures are weakened, production processes have been marginalized, food autonomy is in decline, and the social fabric is fractured.
This SDG Fund programme will be implemented in 4 municipalities in the South of Cauca, with great potential in paving the way towards progress on rural development. The programme aims to create employment, livelihood, better nutrition and, most importantly, peace in Cauca, through the sustainable agricultural production of indigenous crops. The targeted groups include approximately 1000 families and 20 rural farmer organizations.
The programme will carry out activities in the Cauca region with the following objectives in mind: