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Budget (USD)

(USD) – total: 330.000

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First Phase Needs

(USD) – total: 110.000

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Type of Project

Philanthropy

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Timeframe

3 years

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Geographical Scope

Costa Rica

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Partners

Ministry of Education, School Boards

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Target

1.000 ambassadors / activist from pri- mary and secondary schools

WHAT DOES THIS PROJECT DO?

It designs and executes the collection, manipulation, transfer and delivery of sea products harvested by small-scale shers. It eliminates the need to deliver seafood to speculative intermediaries and incentives to pay fair prices. It supports coastal communities and facilitates their business organization processes.

HOW IS IT GOVERNED?

Decisions are subject to the cooperative governance model. The University for International Cooperation participates as a promoter and contributor of investment resources, supporting ConnectOcean’s actions. A monitoring and evaluation committee is formed to recommend adjustments to the business strategy.

WHAT IS THIS PROJECT?

A cooperative that controls the process of business linkage and provides technical assistance and direct investment in a collection center, a logistical delivery operation, and a nucleus for receiving and distributing payments among the shermen.

HOW IS IT VALIDATED?

By counting productivity (invoicing versus expenses and investments), the formation of cooperatives, shers, and associated family units, product unit (tons), territorial agreements, sales contracts, logistical models, elimination of intermediaries.

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Contribution to UN Sustainable Development Goals

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08. CREATING A COMMUNITY FISHERIES PLATFORM

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"The future can't be predicted but it can be envisioned and brought lovingly into being. Systems can't be controlled, but they can be designed and redesigned." 

- Donella Meadows