ACDI/VOCA Paraguay PREP volunteer firefighters

Volunteer Firefighters in Paraguay Protect and Prepare Communities

Alcides Aguilera is a teacher of physical education and the Guarani language in the city of Caazapá, but he is …


Disaster Risk Reduction in Central Department Program

Background Narrative Severe climate variances have impacted Paraguay in recent years, displacing thousands of people and affecting livelihoods in both …

Boosting Food Self-Sufficiency and Household Income in Paraguay

In 2017, a severe storm damaged the home and livelihood of Sonia Hortigosa, 35, who lives in Caracarai, in southeastern …

How a Home Garden Helped a Family in Paraguay Recover After Disaster

In April 2018, a tornado blew down the trees surrounding Bonifacia Vera’s home, leaving a pile of rubble behind. Bonifacia …

Paraguay PREP

Promoting Risk and Emergency Preparedness (PREP)

Building the capacity of communities to prepare for climate shocks RELATED NEWS SUMMARY Severe climate variances have demonstrated their impact …

ACDI/VOCA project participant Maria Isabel Benitez showing off her floating garden in Paraguay

Floating Gardens Reduce Flooding Risks in Eastern Paraguay

In recent years, when the rainy season came to eastern Paraguay’s San Pedro region, Maria Isabel Benítez would watch helplessly …

Disaster Risk Reduction in Paraguay

Disaster Risk Reduction in San Pedro / Paraguay

RELATED NEWS See More Summary San Pedro is the largest department in the eastern region of Paraguay. There are 800 …

banana farmers

Risk Management and Food Security Program in Guayaibí

Increasing food security with Climate-Smart Strategies Summary In recent years, countrywide droughts in Paraguay have reached critical levels and created …

Farmers at work in Paraguay

Global Cooperative Development Program II (CDP II)

Increasing Farmer Linkages to LOCAL, REGIONAL, GLOBAL Markets RELATED NEWS See More   Summary ACDI/VOCA was awarded the Cooperative Development …



ACDI/VOCA Harnesses Public-Private Alliances to Strengthen Key Value Chains ACDI/VOCA helped farmers, lenders and other value chain actors improve agricultural …

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