Project for Competitiveness and Sustainable Development in the South-Western Border Region
This project will be implemented in 42 municipalities in the departments of Intibucá, La Paz and Lempira. It will directly benefit approximately 13,500 poor rural families, including:
- Smallholder farmers
- Rural artisans
- Small-scale vendors and micro-entrepreneurs.
The development objective of the project is to improve incomes, employment opportunities, food security and general living conditions of the poor rural population – with a focus on social inclusion and gender, and a view to reducing poverty and extreme poverty.
The project will pay special attention to the needs of members of vulnerable groups, such as women, young people and ethnic minority populations.
17 August 2013
2013 - 2022
Total Project Cost
US$ 28.83 million
US$ 20.48 million
Global Environmental Facility US$ 3 million
Beneficiaries US$ 4 million
National Government US$ 1.34 million