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Rural Extension Project in Guatemala

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This project increases food security among rural households in Guatemala by strengthening the capacity of extension agents and community promoters in planning, organizing, managing, and delivering rural extension services.

This project increases food security among rural households in Guatemala by strengthening the capacity of extension agents and community promoters in planning, organizing, managing, and delivering rural extension services.

The objective of this activity is to increase food security among rural households in Guatemala through the strengthening of rural extension services. The activity will strengthen the capacity of extension agents and community promoters in planning, organizing, managing, and delivering rural extension services. This partnership will provide an opportunity for both agencies to leverage resources to improve agriculture techniques and food security programs.

This project is expected to run from October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2022 with an estimated total USAID investment of $750,121.

USAID’s implementer for this project is the Peace Corps.

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Last updated: August 26, 2021

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