Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/211404
Authors: 
Martins, Jéssica Maiara Rodrigues
Sambuichi, Regina Helena Rosa
Year of Publication: 
2019
Series/Report no.: 
Texto para Discussão 2455
Abstract (Translated): 
The Ecoforte Program was created under the National Policy on Agroecology and Organic Production (PNAPO) with the objective of strengthening agroecology networks in Brazil. This research sought to understand how the expectations and demands of civil society to support and strengthen agroecology networks in the territories were internalized in the first edition of the Ecoforte-Redes Program. Therefore, qualitative research was done, with documental analysis and semi-structured interviews with key actors. The results show that Ecoforte was able to cover a wide range of characteristics identified by civil society as relevant to the strengthening of networks, such as funding for mobilization activities and the dynamics of the networks, the prioritization of training and technical assistance activities and support for projects that value diversity, including representative entities of traditional peoples and communities, as well as groups of women and youth. In the opinion of the interviewees, the extension and continuity of the Program were considered fundamental, both for the strengthening of a greater number of networks and for the strengthening of PNAPO itself.
Subjects: 
agroecology networks
agroecology
Ecoforte program
sustainable rural development
JEL: 
Q15
Q18
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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