Coordination Meeting to develop projects between Pro Cosara and the Center of Farmer Education, Training and Technology(CECTEC).Introductory Meeting to the Project "Green Production"
The meeting was attended by organizations in both the private and public sectors from within the department of Itapúa. The project delegation, along with the representatives from the Departmental Government of Itapúa, has a series of meetings with local participants. Beginning work with the departmental secretaries of planning and of the environment, later meetings will be held with: the departmental representative from the Ministry of Agriculture, , Pro Cosara, SENACSA Itapúa region, the National University of Itapúa, the Catholic University of Hohenau, and the University of San Carlos in Bella Vista. The project is titled "Green Production" and is part of the Sustainable Commodities project through the Global Environmental Facility (GEF), led by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations for the United Nations Development Program. The project is co-financed by the Ministry of Agriculture, the National Forestry Institute (INFONA), the Paraguayan Sustainable Finance Group, ADM Paraguay S.R.L., Cargill and Louis Dreyfus Company.Coordinating Meeting with Peace Corps Paraguay Volunteer Chara Bouma-Prediger, who will be working with the Pro Cosara team in 2017.
Chara requested to extend her service for a third year to join the Pro Cosara family.We want to welcome her to the team! We look forward to another year of working with Peace Corps Paraguay and strengthening our partnership.