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A family farmer transforms their life on his farm to install a biogas system
As part of the “Carbon Footprint Measurement of Food and Drink Products in Latin America and the Caribbean” project, funded by the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and implemented by SNV in partnership with Factor CO2, the project team has organised several events to present the results of the carbon footprint measurement of Honduran exports.
The National Biogas Market Development Programme in Nicaragua, in partnership with Hivos, was launched to increase access to and use of non-conventional renewable energy in rural areas.
Seven entities came together to sign a new partnership agreement to increase access to and use of biogas in rural areas of Nicaragua. This collaboration aims to improve 830 small and medium sized dairy farmers' knowledge of and access to biodigestors, how they work and their benefits and applications.
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PROCASO Project Video

This video on the Sustainable Quality Programme (PROCASO) narrates from the voice of the beneficiaries the main results of the programme.  PROCASO improved small scale coffee growers´ productivity and incomes and sustainable access to high value markets. It was funded by Solidaridad Foundation with funds from IRISH AID and implemented by SNV. 


SNV began working in Nicaragua in 1992. Our portfolio is strong in agribusiness and value chain development (including coffee, cacao, fruits and vegetables), governance, and renewable energy.

SNV has a solid reputation with government entities, the donor community, NGOs, and the private sector, and has played a key role in facilitating alliances among these stakeholders. Our current staff in Nicaragua include over 30 development professionals and full-time project-based consultants.

Campaign on biogas uses and benefits

SNV, in partnership with Hivos, and funding from the Inter-American Development Bank Multilateral Investment Fund and the Nordic Development Fun, is promoting the access of renewable energy for 6,000 families and rural enterprises in Nicaragua through the Biogas Market Development Programme in Nicaragua. 

Currently, SNV and Hivos are conducting a awareness raising campaign that highlights the uses and benefits of this waste-to-energy technology.

Documentary video on the uses and benefits of biogas systems for families in Nicaragua 

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