What have you accomplished so far and what are next steps?
We build local capacities and foster local talents to empower communities, businesses and marginalized groups, and to contribute to larger scale policy processes. Our current network of local talents or knowledge champions sums up to over 750, representing 250 different communities, organizations and policy makers. By accessing the global knowledge market, the local talents are able to diversify their incomes and improve their lives.
How do you make sure you are doing things right?
PROCASUR has a strong focus on expanding or scaling up successful or innovative interventions. Disseminating and scaling up successful practices identified with the development of more than 1,000 action plans is a key factor in ensuring the sustainability of the programs implemented.
What are the social and environmental commitments you adhere to?
To promote the two twin issues of climate change and natural resources management, especially among International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) projects and partners, PROCASUR Corporation, in collaboration with IFAD, have organized several Learning Routes in relate to Natural Resource Management and Climate Change Adaptation Best Practices; designed with the main objective of encouraging the scaling-up of the best multi-stakeholders strategies.
How do the members of your organization identify?
We are a multidisciplinary team, of diverse nationalities, united in pursuit of the eradication of rural poverty.
The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the Ford Foundation, the International Land Coalition (ILC), the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), the International Land Coalition (ILC), OXFAM Novib, CARE International, Diversity & Development, KARIANET and the UN Habitat's Global Land Tool Network are among our main partners and clients.