- The Andean Forests
- Knowledge Hub
It is a Swiss civil non-profit association operating in 33 countries worldwide, with more than 1200 employees. HELVETAS drives development processes aimed at reducing poverty through innovative development projects, technical assistance and support to policy dialogue in collaboration with local partners, financed by both international cooperation, and public and private funds. HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation has been working in the Andean region since 1982 under the name of Intercooperation. Nowadays, it is the largest development organization in Switzerland.
Is a private nonprofit organization that has been focusing its activities in the Tropical Andes for more than 20 years. It is committed to the sustainable management of natural resources as a way to help to overcome poverty among Andean populations and ensure their welfare. With that purpose, CONDESAN generates and shares information and knowledge on Andean ecosystems and the livelihoods of rural Andean societies. It promotes processes aimed at strengthening human and institutional capital so as to have new sustainable development leaders in the Andes. It also promotes dialogue processes that result in recommendations with regard to public policies at different levels.