Protect, generate, and promote the natural potential of ecosystems and traditional knowledge of rural communities around the world, to build sustainable communities and to give a positive dimension to globalization.


Foster sustainable development in rural communities taking into consideration economic, environmental, social and cultural aspects to guarantee food security and to improve the quality life of its inhabitants.

Find and build creative solutions to problems that limit the communities’ sustainable development with the collective participation of its inhabitants (community-driven development) to leave a legacy, leadership and long-lasting results.

Develop methodological tools to facilitate the implementation of projects in a local, regional and time scale.

Build up a development model that comprises specific functional methodological tools, technological capacities and knowledge to bring rural communities into a sustainable status.

Disseminate successful development and sustainable models based on experiences gained with the projects.