Deadline- October 8, 2012
The Government of Nicaragua in its economic strategy prioritizes security and food sovereignty and nutritional wealth creation and poverty reduction of disadvantaged sections of the population. Strengthening security and food sovereignty and nutritional takes a comprehensive approach, considering economic, social and productive favoring the growth of the most vulnerable.
The PAPSSAN is a project funded by the European Union and the Government of Nicaragua and implemented by the Institute of Agricultural Technology (INTA), in collaboration with MAG and INETER, which seeks to permanently increase the supply of certified seeds of basic grains (rice, beans, maize and sorghum), produced by small seed producers organized in the area of Segovia (departments of Estelí and Nueva Segovia), North Central Zone (departments of Jinotega and Matagalpa) Mine Zone (RAAN: Siuna, Rosita and Tasba Pri), South Central Zone (RAAS: New Guinea and Rio San Juan). This is to be achieved through strengthening the organizational, managerial, production, processing and marketing organizations producing basic grain seed. Moreover, in the same area of intervention, the PAPSSAN also supports the production of good quality seed of landraces and creolized basic grains through Community Seed Banks Creole (BCSC)
- Be a legal entity, and
- No profit, and
- Belong to one of the following organizational categories: non-governmental trade organization of farmers, agricultural cooperative / farm first, second and / or third floor / level, cooperative enterprise, foundation, university, research center, an international organization ( intergovernmental), as defined in Article 43 of the Implementing Rules of the Financial Regulations of the EU and
- Be a national of one of the member countries of the European Union, Nicaragua or one of the countries or territories which fall within the scope of the specific instruments of DCI program. This obligation does not apply to international organizations, and
- Be responsible, with its partners, directly from the preparation and management of the action, not acting as an intermediary, and
- Have experience working with organizations of small producers of basic grains (rice, beans, corn, sorghum) of at least three years, preferably in the area of seed production.
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