Evaluation of Care Family Fish Pond Extension Project in Guatemala
The CARE Family Fish Pond Extension Project in Guatemala was established with dietary and income objectives. Low resource farmers in selected communities in eastern and northern Guatemala were the focus of efforts to create new diet sources and income generation. An extension service was established to promote the construction of small fish ponds with the cooperation of the Agency for International Development (AID), Peace Corps and the Gerreral Directorate for Animal Husbandry Services (DIGESEPE) of the Government of Guatemala. The project was funded by AID and Peace Corps provided volunteer technicians to train local fish pond promoters employed by OIGESEPE.