Major local partners working with Fintrac on this activity include:
Fundación Hondureña de Investigación Agrícola (FHIA)
FHIA is a private organization offering research programs, training programs, technical consulting, laboratory services, and agriculture marketing and information services to stimulate Honduran agricultural development and exports.
Escuela Agrícola Panamericana - ZAMORANO
EAP-Zamorano is an international university that offers young people from different places and origins the opportunity to become disciplined professionals and successful leaders committed to the responsible management of natural resources, rural development and global competitiveness.
Fundacion para el Desarrollo Empresarial Rural (FUNDER)
The Foundation for Rural Enterprise Development (FUNDER) is a Honduran capacity building foundation that transforms farmers into competitive rural entrepreneurs. FUNDER started its activities in 1993 as a project (PROCORAC) and converted in 1998 into a foundation. Since January 2007, it has been a subcontractor to the Gota Verde project, a project developed by the STRO Foundation, along with a European partner Consortio and local partners to develop and test a regional economic development model based on the promotion of small-scale production of biofuels in Honduras. FUNDER currently works in 14 out of 18 departments of Honduras.
Proyecto Aldea Global
Proyetco Aldea Global is a leading organization, which powers capabilities and resources of communities, opening opportunities for development, with the mission of empowering families to reduce poverty, build just, peaceful and productive communities based on Christian values.
CARE is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty focused on working alongside poor women because, equipped with the proper resources, women have the power to help whole families and entire communities escape poverty. Women are at the heart of CARE's community-based efforts to improve basic education, prevent the spread of disease, increase access to clean water and sanitation, expand economic opportunity and protect natural resources. CARE also delivers emergency aid to survivors of war and natural disasters, and helps people rebuild their lives.
ACCESO is also working with a range of local NGOs and other organizations in field implementation, both through sub-contracts and alliance agreements.
Spotlight on Nutrition
USAID-ACCESO is working to ensure that increased incomes result in improved health and nutrition, not only for the 30,000 families receiving direct technical assistance, but also for the entire population in the project's target areas. To do so, the project integrates nutrition and health into its core agricultural production and economic development activities.