Reaching for Scale
Name of the project: Reaching for Scale: Integrating Rural Economic Development Models into Public Policy
Implementing Partner: Tejiendo Desarrollo, Planification Ministry (Mideplan) y Costa Rica – United States Foundation for Cooperation.
Location: Osa, Golfito, Puntarenas, Esparza, Orotina, Montes de Oro, San Mateo, Quepos, Parrita and Garabito.
Periodo: 42 months
Direct Beneficiaries: 300 micro and small entrepreneurs and producers, 10 local governments and 11 government entities
CRUSA donation amount: $1.199.400
Financial Partners: FOMIN/BID $1.000.000
Descripción del proyecto
This project is an integral part of the public-private partnership between CRUSA, the IDB, and the Government of Costa Rica – in the framework of its “Weaving Development” program – to support the national strategy of rural economic development (RED) in the South Pacific and Central Pacific areas of the country.
The $2.2 million total investment for “Reaching for Scale” will benefit by supporting the socio-economic and sustainable productive development of the Osa-Golfito region, and by attracting investment to the Central Pacific.