Joining voices with the example of children

As announced by our digital media, the activity organized by Cooperativas Agrarias Federadas (CAF) "Uniendo voces: visitas educativas a cooperativas agrarias" (Joining voices: educational visits to agricultural cooperatives) took place on May 25, with the participation of schoolchildren from school number 72 in the city of Sarandí del Yí. The meeting point was the Cooperativa El Fogón.

The initiative "Joining voices"which is also scheduled to be held in different parts of Uruguay, has the support of the Ministry of Livestock, Agriculture and Fisheries and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAOThe company is a member of the)

A successful experience

Below, we share expressions of Pablo Perdomopresident of CAFwhich are part of an interview granted to the colleagues from Channel 3 of Sarandí del Yí. The interviewee, who is also a partner of the El Fogón Cooperativehighlights the main aspects of the special call, which has had as protagonists children from an urban school in the central area of Uruguay.
 


 
It should be noted that the audiovisual material disseminated by Portal Agroalimentario has been kindly provided by Channel 3 of Sarandí del Yí. To the management of the duraznense television company, particularly to Leonardo MurañaWe would like to thank you for your support.

Preliminary report

CAF

According to information provided by Cooperativas Agrarias Federadas (CAF) del Uruguay, next Thursday, May 25, starting at 10 a.m., an educational activity will be carried out with a group of school children, within the framework of the initiative "Uniendo voces: visitas educativas a cooperativas agrarias" (Joining voices: educational visits to agricultural cooperatives).

This is a guided tour for schoolchildren to visit the El Fogón Cooperativelocated in the city of Sarandí del Yí, department of Durazno (center of the country). The event will be attended by national and local authorities.

According to our source, "Joining voicesis an initiative that is part of an agreement between Cooperativas Agrarias Federadas (CAF), a federation of which El Fogón is a member, and the project "Cooperativas Agrarias Federadas". Agricultural Awareness of the Ministry of Livestock, Agriculture and Fisheries and FAO.

Agricultural awareness, dialogue and sustainable production

The objective of the initiative is to "to contribute to the generation of agricultural awareness".The program is designed to promote dialogue between the inhabitants of urban and rural areas. Particularly, "raising children's awareness of the importance of producing quality food in a responsible and sustainable way.". According to CAF, the value of "the importance of the cooperative tool for the country's producers and the sector's commitment to environmental protection"..

On this occasion, the project "Cooperating to recycle"The local cooperative and the urban school N°74 participate in this project, contributing to the recycling of plastic waste in the locality.

Last update: 05/26/2023, 21:00 hours.
First release: 05/23/2023, 17:01 hours.
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