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This collection lists organizations, communities of practice, and partner networks working in Latin America and the Caribbean in areas relevant to our network members in the region (e.g. small-scale farming, agroecology, community development, local seed systems, appropriate technology, agriculture training, extension, etc.).

It is not a comprehensive list, but we hope is helpful, especially as we post updates to it.



  1. Sustainable Agriculture for Small-Scale Growers in Nicaragua The mission ofBioNicais to provide training in Nicaragua on how to reclaim depleted soil –“Grow the Soil”– so the soil can grow nutritionally balanced crops. Participants include: 1) agricultural technicians working with...
  2. Works to improve the well-being of humanity through scientific research and postgraduate education applied to the development, conservation and sustainable use of natural resources. CATIE, 7170, Turrialba, Costa Rica. What is CATIE The Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center...
  3. Note the Food Composition Table under the Services drop-down. The early research work of the Central American region and the Institute of Nutrition of Central America and Panama (INCAP) in nutrition was focused initially (1950 and 1960) on the clinical manifestation and the treatment of the...
  4. The Inter-American Foundation, an independent U.S. government agency, was created by Congress in 1969 to channel development assistance directly to the organized poor in Latin America and the Caribbean. The IAF has carried out its mandate by responding with grant support for the most creative...
  5. Las Cañadas es un centro de agroecología y permacultura, en donde se encuentra una de las últimas islas de bosque de niebla de la zona central de Veracruz, México. Utilizamos a lapermacultura como herramienta de diseño con la finalidad de aprender, implementar y compartir una forma sostenible de...
  6. Miracles in Action has brochures about chaya available in English and Spanish. A collection of recipes for chaya, in Spanish, is also available for download: Chaya Folleto – Español Chaya brochure – English Recetas con Chaya Miracles in Action seeks out under-served pockets of need in rural...
  7. RELASER is the Latin American Rural Extension Services Network, created in October 2010, in Santiago de Chile.On that occasion, a group of public and private institutions,under the international leadership ofGFRAS(Global Forum for Global Advisory Services), decided to create a space for debate...
  8. SOMOS Semilla Seed Library brings education and food sovereignty to the community, strengthening the long-term health of our environment through seed saving. Our work is interconnected to a growing international movement of free seed advocates. The Challenge Quality organic seeds adapted to this...
  9. Fintrac, a woman-owned and US-based consulting company, develops agricultural solutions to end hunger and poverty. For almost three decades our work has increased rural incomes and strengthened food security across Africa, Asia, and Latin America. We do this by developing interventions to improve...
  10. At AgInno Institute we’re applying state-of-the-art agricultural research to the problem of global food security. We believe that innovative solutions are required to develop sustainable techniques for individuals and communities in developing countries. Our research and pilot programs will...
  11. Fonkoze (The Foundation) was created over 23 years ago to bring financial inclusion and development services to Haiti's poor - providing them a viable way to lift themselves out of poverty. Today, we are a family of 3 organizations - Fonkoze Financial Services (SFF), Fonkoze Foundation and...
  12. The AASD is a trusted, recognized community-based organization in the Cusco region of Peru. TheCenter for Andean Studiesis the place whereacademiaandindigenous culturecome together to share and collaborate. Through this interaction, we learn from the amazing strengths of Andean culture while...
  13. The Haitian Foundation for Sustainable Agricultural Development (FONHDAD) is a non-profit institution with administrative and financial autonomy. Its founding members are constituted by the university, the voluntary and the private sectors of Haiti. Its aim is to contribute to the modernization...
  14. Our approach takes rural families through a 2-year program to help them improve their health and living conditions by combining home garden plant and animal production with knowledge of nutrition, kitchen hygiene and healthy diets, especially for young children. With weekly coaching and...
  15. Maya Pedal is a Guatemalan NGO based in San Andrés Itzapa. We accept bikes donated from the USA and Canada which we either recondition to sell, or we use the components to build a range of "Bicimaquinas", (pedal powered machines). Pedal power can be harnessed for countless applications which...
  16. We collect, create and disseminate information, experiences, projects and research in the culinary area, Agriculture and Nutrition (CAN) to promote collaborations between organizations. Digital educational resources available online. CAN Project is a project to disseminate information and provide...