ICEI’s actions are mainly aimed at achieving the following Sustainable Development objectives:
Stopping hunger, ensuring food security and promoting sustainable agriculture;
Promoting fast, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full employment and decent work;
Ensuring sustainable production and consumption patterns.
In particular, ICEI’s projects are concerned with:
Food security, by enhancing local food systems;
Promoting ecological trends in agriculture;
Supporting agricultural research, support services, small farmers associations and investments by the private sector;
Syntropic agriculture (SA): a new concept of agriculture that works in complete accordance with nature and allow to drastically reduce the spaces used and invert soil and water degradation and massive consuption processes (futher information here)
The projects intends to contribute to strengthen the resilience capacity of vulnerable people in the South-West of Zambezia, affected by climate change phenomena, to improve and ensure the self-subsistence capacities of farmers in the districts of Morrumbala and Nicoadala within 18 months.
The projects intends to contribute to the social and economic development of rural people in Sri Lanka, through the development of highly profitable, eco-sustainable supply chains for small farmers. In particular, the objective is to improve the supply chains of two traditional Sri Lanka crops (rice and spices), from production
The project will support the sustainable rural development of the Zambezia province, promoting the adoption of innovative and sustainable practices in producing, marketing and consuming farm products in three districts of Quelimane periurban area, improving the producers’ technical skills, commercial infrastructures and adding value to local productions.
Fortalecimento para Organizações rurais REsilientes e Sistemas Territoriais Ecologicamente sustentáveis / Strengthening of the resilience of environmentally sustainable Rural Organizations and Territorial Systems
To contribute to the solution of social and economic problems of vulnerable rural people of Sri Lanka, enhancing the conditions for endogenous local development, in particular in the Departments of Ampara and Monaragala.
ICEI is operating in Mozambique with 4 agricultural and environmental programmes located in the province of Zambezia, in the Northern-central part of the country. Under these programmes, ICEI is implementing an innovative farming approach, the Successional Agro- forestry Systems (SAFs), based on the concepts of syntropic agriculture developed by Ernst Gotsch in Brazil nearly 3 decades ago.
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We want to tell you about our commitment in Italy and worldwide bringing the voices of our projects' beneficiaries'. The following one is the story of Wasantha, who lives in Atala village, in Sri Lanka, where we are implementing many different projects
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During the identification of the local communities within the EPIC project, in Burma, one of the ethnic groups we met is the Pa-O. Around 70 thousands Pa-O live in the south-east of Asia, but the majority is located on the hills around Inle lake, in the south-west part of Shan state. Read more →
Today CoLomba (Cooperazione Lombardia), the bigger italian solidarity entity on a regional basis, composed by more than 100 members - has completed the assembly process started last June. The new Secretary has been elected: Alfredo Somoza, President of ICEI, will be also the President of CoLomba for the next 4 years. Read more →
We are glad to inform you that we have published a short version of the Antirumours Handbook in Italian, translated and edited by ICEI!
It is an adaptation of the ”Antirumours Handbook” (2018) conceived by Daniel De Torres Barderi, trainer and founder of the Antirumours Strategy. Read more →
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