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Updated On: Monday, 20 August 2018
Development Issues

Rural entrepreneurs receive workshop on technologies and work tools

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Guatemala, May 31, 2018.- With the objective of improving the productive processes in the province and enabling the economic empowerment of indigenous rural women, last Thursday the "First AGROVISION Regional Meeting of Rural Women and Indigenous Entrepreneurs" took place in the city of Quetzaltenango, Guatemala.

The meeting called by the Association for the Promotion of New Ideas and the DINAMICA Initiative executed by CABEI ended with important results: promoting entrepreneurship and economic empowerment of rural women in Guatemala; and generating a space for the exchange of value chains between ventures that are developed in the rural areas of this Central American country, which sets the focus of economic and productive empowerment on women.

Finally, the workday, in which 300 women participated, developed trainings on the application of new technologies and work tools that allow to improve the productive processes in the province, to make possible the development and start-up of their businesses, as well as the formalization thereof. In that regional meeting, new value chains were created to generate new jobs, income and local economic development.

The DINAMICA initiative integrates the efforts of the European Union (through its Latin American Investment Facility- LAIF), the Government of Germany through KfW, and the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI), which generates employment through MSMEs, thus achieving economic development and reducing poverty in the region.


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