Enhancing beef productivity, quality, safety and trade in Central America

This project addresses the competitiveness of beef value chains in four countries of Central America: Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua.  Specific focus is on the contributions made by, and the returns to, smallholder beef farmers. The main objectives of the project are to:

  • Improve the productivity of smallholder beef farms
  • Make available high quality and safe beef products to low-income consumers
  • Enhance beef trade within and between countries in Central America


Intergovernmental Group on Meat and Dairy Products
Asociacion Guatemalteca de Criadores de Ganado Brahman y Derivados (ASOBRAHMAN), Guatemala
Corporacion Ganadera (CORFOGA), Costa Rica
Federacion de Asociaciones Ganaderas de Nicaragua (FAGANIC), Nicaragua
Federacion Nacional de Agricultores y Ganaderos de Honduras (FENAGH), Honduras
Ministerio Agropecuario y Florestal (MAG-FOR), Nicaragua
Ministerio de Agricultura, Ganaderia y Alimentacion Guatemala (MAGA), Guatemala
Secretaria de Agricultura y Ganaderia (SAG), Honduras

Common Fund for Commodities