of IAF Financial Support
for Formación de Jóvenes Campesinos para la Producción Avícola, en el Asentamiento Campesino La Florida
main factors motivated the development of this project, namely the
widespread poverty of the rural population coupled with economic
stagnation in the northwestern region of the Anzoategui Province; and, the
fact that there were abandoned facilities in the Asentamiento Campesino La
Florida, in Bruzual.
FUNTAG project involved capacity building in farming and ranching
activities for 100 poor youngsters between the ages of 14 and 25 that had
had little schooling and were unemployed or underemployed. Nevertheless,
the goal of the project was not limited to training, but aimed at the
future insertion of these youngsters into the job market, either as
employees in already-existing productive units or as independent producers
of units yet to be formed.” (Excerpt from the report).