A highly vulnerable group in Brazil, family farmers face a number of challenges, such as water shortages and poor access to land, to credit, to inputs and to trade markets. The Fomento Program, from the Ministry of Social and Agrarian Development (MDSA), seeks to tackle these problems with technical assistance and rural extension services (TARE) combined with a R$ 2,400 cash transfer for small farmers projects. This video shows the Program’s operation in the Sertão do São Francisco Territory, in Bahia.

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Guidelines for Support and Promotion of Family Farming in the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries - Social mobilization and political recognition for an inclusive approach

This document presents an enlarged view about the Food Purchase Program (PAA): an executive summary, background information, management and implementation, the target audience and the selection criteria, amongst other topics.

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