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Development of aquaculture activities in the Fonseca Gulf, Honduras

This project seeks to improve the quality of life of Golfo de Fonseca local fishermen through the promotion of environmentally friendly and sustainable fishing production initiatives. Project specific objectives include:

  • Increase local capacities and organization mechanisms of fishermen and related institutions to achieve greater participation, increasing production capacity and performance;
  • Contribute to the research, development and implementation of fishing production projects focused on native species of high commercial value (snapper, snook, sea bass) in order to develop aquaculture business as an alternative to the traditional fishing sector;
  • Improve fishing boats to reduce fish damage due to the lack of cold chain processes.

The cooperative enterprise as a social economy actor towards social and economic development in the Mediterranean

The Project has been carried out in the framework of the Euro-Mediterranean Network of Social Economy (ESMED) aiming to enhance the status and role of cooperatives as a key player in the economic and social development of Europe and its southern Mediterranean neighbours. Project specific objectives include:

  • Identification of major cooperative organizations and their economic impact in Spanish partner countries of the Mediterranean region (Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Mauritania, Syria, the Palestinian Territories, Tunisia and Turkey);
  • Provision of better visibility to the cooperative movement in Mediterranean partner countries;
  • Identification of priorities to support the development of cooperatives in Mediterranean partner countries and the Mediterranean region.

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