With the support of Latin American consumer goods company Groupo Jarmear, 39,695 beneficiaries participating in the Vulnerable Groups Project (Proyecto de Atención a Grupos Vulnerables in Spanish) in the departments of Choluteca, Sur de Francisco Morazán, Sur del Paraíso, La Paz and Valle, received Clover Brand oil.
Agroforestry and Resilience to Climatic Change Programme: Developing Resilient Communities in the Dry Corridor of Honduras CP3.
This programme is implemented through the National Institute of Forest Conservation and Development, Protected Areas and Wildlife (ICF acronym in Spanish). The aim of the programme is to create social safety nets in the form of food assistance initiatives, like School Feeding Programmes and the Vulnerable Groups Project, in areas where there is food insecurity and vulnerability due to harsh climates, particularly focusing on the Dry Corridor.
The programme objective is to assist 63,000 beneficiaries; approximately 12,600 families over a five year span (2,520 families per year) within 45 municipalities in the departments of Choluteca, Sur de Francisco Morazán, Sur del Paraíso, La Paz and Valle of the Honduran Dry Corridor. Municipalities will be selected based on poverty indicators and agricultural potential of the land. The final selection of beneficiaries will be based on the following: I) Agreement to participate in WFP’s Food for Assets “FFA” programmes, II) Must be 16 years of age or older, III) Lack employment options, IV) Own less than 5 acres of land, and V) Women head of household.