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SOCODEVI Field Schools

SOCODEVI Field Schools


The SOCODEVI Field Schools are an inclusive agro-environmental and gender equality training program for the member families of cooperative enterprises.

Socodevi - Enseignant et élèves


Addresses a variety of issues in an innovative way


Encourages the participation of women and youth


Ensures climate adaptation best practices


Creates mixed spaces for discussion and decision-making

Socodevi - Deux femmes qui étudient

SOCODEVI Field Schools

Innovating for Farm Families

The cornerstone of our approach in SOCODEVI Field Schools is to strengthen skills while reducing gender and intergenerational inequalities. We implement an agricultural extension methodology that allows adults to apply  what they learn to their environment, and strengthens the empowerment of women and youth.

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SOCODEVI Field Schools Process

Creation of a Multidisciplinary Team


Identification of Learning Goals

Content Development

Recruitment and Training of Facilitators

Creation of Groups


Monitoring, Assessment and Optimization


The SOCODEVI Field Schools gave me the knowledge I needed to improve my plot of land and its soils, and to sit on my association’s gender equality committee.

Fernanda Laínez

Asociación Frutela – Honduras