of the project
Guinea Bissau women are a particularly vulnerable position, with
low levels of education, illiteracy rates that reach 64% and a
low representation in the civil service. The precarious socio
- economic situation of the country has several effects on the
social level such as high level of domestic violence and community
resources to alternative forms of income abonatório nothing.
women contribute to the family income, often resorting to informal
low income, especially in agriculture, petty trading, livestock
short cycle and housework. Through horticultural production, women
contribute significantly in improving the diet of the household,
to support education and health of children and still manages
to save to invest in other income generating activities such as
small livestock sales and short cycle . However, the level of
production and productivity of them remains weak for several reasons
with particular emphasis on the lack of support in terms of management
of grassroots organizations and poor access to inputs.
project will be located in the region of Oio, Binar sector benefiting
nine village and N'sunte as a pilot project in action. The village
is 15 km dista N'Sunte Binar and ... Farim, the seat of the region
Are direct beneficiaries of the project, 450 women N'sunte and
eight surrounding villages, with 50 women in nine villages involved,
aged between 18 - 40 years old. It is estimated that each woman
has five children, totaling 2250 children.
main objective is to produce vegetables to improve the state food
and minimize the nutritional deficiency of children, especially
school students in the project AMISPA, sell the surplus on the
market to meet other educational needs and health.
The specific objectives consist primarily of:
• To cultivate 6.75 hectares of land
• Producing 12 tons of vegetables
• Involving 450 women
• Benefit Children 2250.
activities will be to raise awareness among women, do follow-up
work in the development of plantations on land that has Amispa.
This will provide seeds, fertilizers, small materials, pesticides
and wire to seal. Training sessions will be organized practice
in techniques of vegetable production and later in conservation
and marketing of fruit and vegetables.
In contrast, the beneficiaries of the project will contribute
sticks to seal the fields, pay for quotas with which reinvestiremos
on inputs (materials, fertilizers ...) for the next campaign.
The species to grow are: okra, "Baguitche" Carrots,
lettuce, peppers, beets. Each woman will receive 150m2.
strategy is to bring together women in their respective localities
in organized groups to work in collective fields properly sealed,
in which every woman will benefit from 150m2. Improved wells are
dug to irrigate the vegetables. A three-person team consisting
of a technician supervisor assisted by two animators fit and support
women in the implementation of its activities through technical
guidance, training and advice.
be created committees to deal with current groupings in each locality.
The production management on marketing may be entrusted to the
management committees and facilitated by AMISPA, particularly
with regard to contact with buyers and collective transport the
products to the market, as well as the appreciation of the product
which was not sold.