Abstract:Over the last two decades, Brazil has been recognised for its social protection strategies aimed at reducing the vulnerability of populations to hunger and food insecurity. This One Pager presents the Programme for the Promotion of Rural Productive Activities (Programa de Fomento) which was established with the goals of stimulating job creation and income generation, promoting food and nutritional security, and encouraging the participation of beneficiaries (those living in conditions of poverty and extreme poverty) in social, educational, technical and vocational training, as well as promoting their participation in associations and cooperatives.

Keywords:social protection; food and nutrition security; job creation
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