Comite Campesino del Altiplano (CCDA)

 


Country

Guatemala

Organization

Comite Campesino del Altiplano (CCDA)

CCDA is a grassroots organization of small farmers founded in 2000 to meet the needs of rural communities through organizing, advocacy, women’s leadership, land rights defense and commercialization of local farmers’ products.

Project

Organizing and Leadership Building in the Farmers Movement

Purpose: To improve rural development policies, including increasing access to land rights, by organizing lobbying campaigns directed at the national government and implementing food sovereignty initiatives with small producers.

Project Grant Amount $30,000
Total Grants Received $183,800
Years Supported 6
Theme Natural Resource Rights and Economic Justice
Population Served Indigenous peoples, Farmers and fisherfolk