ANNUAL REPORT: Year 3 — March 1, 2013 – February 28, 2014

proud kids showing off vegetable plots

Through the Youth Leadership and Education for Sustainable Agriculture and Food Sovereignty Project, the Community Agroecology Network, in collaboration with our partner organizations the Union of Cooperatives San Ramón (UCA San Ramón) and Vinculación y Desarrollo Agroecológico en el Café (VIDA AC), aims to alleviate food insecurity and seasonal hunger among a total of 191 coffee farmer families, and build sustainable local food systems in 12 coffee — growing communities in Nicaragua and Mexico through education and the empowerment of local youth leaders in these communities.