Program Reports

Project Overview: Municipal Food Security Committees (2013-2019)

 

Since 2013, Fundación Alternativas works alongside local governments to create multidisciplinary and multistakeholder working groups known as Municipal Food Security Committees. Members work together to develop legislative and investment proposals aimed at renovating local food systems to ensure these are efficient and equitable.

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Institutional Overview: Fundación Alternativas (2013 – 2018)

 

Fundación Alternativas is a non-profit organization dedicated to generate sustainable approaches that lead to greater food security in Bolivia.  The organization was founded in 2013 in response to a growing concern regarding high rates of food insecurity, accelerated urbanization and an absence of policy and strategies to address this challenge within a new demographic configuration.

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Project Overview: Municipal Food Security Committees (2013-2017)

 

Since 2013, Fundación Alternativas works alongside local governments to create multidisciplinary and multistakeholder working groups known as Municipal Food Security Committees. Members work together to develop legislative and investment proposals aimed at renovating local food systems to ensure these are efficient and equitable.

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Project Overview: Municipal Food Security Committee of La Paz (2013-2015)

 

The Municipal Food Security Committee of La Paz was launched in December of 2013 and two years later, its work continues uninterrupted. The committee’s main function is to create a space for debate, analysis and drafting of municipal public policies that allow the municipality of La Paz to enjoy a healthy, more sustainable, and more resilient local food system.

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Project Overview: Urban Organic Food Garden Lak´a Uta (2014-2015)

 

The Urban Organic Food Garden Lak´a Uta is the first community food garden in Bolivia. Located in the city of La Paz, Bolivia, at more than 3600 meters above sea level, the garden is a place where people grow organic, fresh and nutritious food. share with each other, and of course, enjoy the outdoors. People have come to share values, develop friendships and dream together as a community. They also make a conscientious effort to ensure their diets are healthier, sustainable and adequate. They hope to share this lifestyle with peers, society at large and future generations.

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Annual Evaluation: Urban Organic Food Garden Lak´a Uta (2016)

 

Fundación Alternativas conducts qualitative surveys with the members of the Urban Organic Food Garden Lak´a Uta to evaluate impact and identify strategies to improve food security as a result of people´s participation in this initiative.

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Project Overview: Food and Nutritional Security for Integral Human Development (2015)

 

The Project Food and Nutricional Security for Integral Human Development began in 2014 and was implemented in the city of La Paz, Bolivia. The institutions responsible for executing the project were Fundación Alternativas, Sociedad Católica de San José and Canadian Feed the Children. The initiative arose from institutional commitments to generate replicable models that seek to empower people to guarantee their right to food.

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Annual Evaluation: Urban Organic Food Garden Lak´a Uta (2015)

 

Fundación Alternativas conducts qualitative surveys with the members of the Urban Organic Food Garden Lak´a Uta to evaluate impact and identify strategies to improve food security as a result of people´s participation in this initiative.

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Project Overview: Food and Nutritional Security for Integral Human Development (2014)

 

The Project Food and Nutricional Security for Integral Human Development began in 2014 and was implemented in the city of La Paz, Bolivia. The institutions responsible for executing the project were Fundación Alternativas, Sociedad Católica de San José and Canadian Feed the Children. The initiative arose from institutional commitments to generate replicable models that seek to empower people to guarantee their right to food.

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