The Centro de Assessoria e Apoio aos Trabalhadores e Instituições Não Governamentais Alternativas, or Centre for Advice and Support to Workers and Alternative Non-Governmental Institutions (known by the acronym CAATINGA) develops projects that contribute to the sustainability of agro-ecosystems and for agroecological education in the semiarid region of Brazil in partnership with international agencies and government programs. CAATINGA also contributes to the formulation of appropriate public policies and joint partnerships to define technical strategies and proposals in ways that enable them to enhance the dignity of people.
Currently the organization operates in 11 municipalities in the Sertão de Araripe region in Pernambuco State, including the city of Parnamirimin the Sertão Central region. Indirectly, its actions extend to the entire semiarid region of Brazil through participation in joint actions and forums.
In disseminating its mission of agroecology for a dignified life in the semiarid region, CAATINGA has focused its action on three main areas:
Telephone number: + 55 87 3874-1258
Contact: Paulo Pedro de Carvalho
Av. Engenheiro Camacho, 475 –Renascença, CEP: 56200-000 Ouricuri/Pernambuco - Brazil
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