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Implementation of Sustainable Agroforestry Systems for Cocoa Plantations
Strengthen sustainable agricultural production systems with the implementation of agroforestry systems for cocoa farms, to reduce the pressure of natural forests, as well as supporting farmers in having an additional income from the sale of the products obtained.

Project Detail

Country

Colombia

Project Number

CO-G1038

Approval Date

-

Project Status

Preparation

Project Type

Investment Grants

Sector

AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT

Subsector

SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT

Lending Instrument

-

Lending Instrument Code

-

Modality

-

Facility Type

-

Environmental Classification

Likely to cause minimal or no negative environmental and associated social impacts

Total Cost

USD 1,281,790.00

Country Counterpart Financing

USD 31,790.00

Original Amount Approved

USD 1,250,000.00

Financial Information

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Preparation Phase
https://www.iadb.org/document.cfm?id=EZIDB0000175-563314508-2
Abstracto de CT - CO-G1038.pdf
Published Mar. 02, 2023
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