Beans are one of the main products related to food security in the country and are usually produced by smallholder farmers. The niche is located at Olancho department, which supplies 40% of national production. Smallholders are organized in associations including ASOPRANO with 1171 members. This partnership and related ministry-led initiatives are spreading CDAIS methodology to other production areas, and is stimulating dialogue among actors and respond to issues at the policy level. The organization of a commission representing the main stakeholders of the value chain, would allow to face their issues at political level and stimulate a continuous dialogue among them.
Creating a network of the value chain stakeholders at the national level, by improving a stakeholders’ platform and promoting self-sustainable business development through innovation, training and quality standards in the beans’ field.