ICEI’s actions are mainly aimed at achieving the following Sustainable Development objectives:

  • Stopping hunger, ensuring food security and promoting sustainable agriculture;
  • Promoting fast, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full employment and decent work;
  • Ensuring sustainable production and consumption patterns.

In particular, ICEI’s projects are concerned with:

  • Food security, by enhancing local food systems;
  • Promoting ecological trends in agriculture;
  • Supporting agricultural research, support services, small farmers associations and investments by the private sector;
  • Syntropic agriculture (SA): a new concept of agriculture that works in complete accordance with nature and allow to drastically reduce the spaces used and invert soil and water degradation and massive consuption processes (further information here)


  • Sustainable agriculture, fish farming and nutrition for the communities of Zambezia

    The project aims to promote the conservation of biodiversity and mitigate climate change in miombo forest ecosystems, through the development of a payment system for ecosystem services (PSE) that supports a sustainable use and conservation of forest and wildlife resources and improve the livelihood of local populations.

  • Food and Nutritional Security for communities vulnerable to climate change in Zambezia (Mozambique)

    With this project, ICEI intends to strengthen its intervention in Mozambique, and specifically in the district of Mocubela

  • S.A.C.R.A. – Agricultural Development for Resilient and Self-Reliant Communities in Zambezia

    The projects intends to contribute to strengthen the resilience capacity of vulnerable people in the South-West of Zambezia, affected by climate change phenomena, to improve and ensure the self-subsistence capacities of farmers in the districts of Morrumbala and Nicoadala within 18 months.

  • SRI-PROM – Integrated Rural Development in Sri Lanka: rice and spices from Production to Market

    The projects intends to contribute to the social and economic development of rural people in Sri Lanka, through the development of highly profitable, eco-sustainable supply chains for small farmers. In particular, the objective is to improve the supply chains of two traditional Sri Lanka crops (rice and spices), from production

  • Farming Quelimane: sustainably producing, growing and consuming

    The project will support the sustainable rural development of the Zambezia province, promoting the adoption of innovative and sustainable practices in producing, marketing and consuming farm products in three districts of Quelimane periurban area, improving the producers’ technical skills, commercial infrastructures and adding value to local productions.

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    FORESTS AGAINST POVERTY- Food security, resilience and land rights for the families of farmers in the District of Pebane (Province of Zambezia, Mozambique)

    icon-home Country: Mozambique (Zambezia Province) Site: 6 rural communities in Pebane district   Period: from 01/01/2018 to 31/12/2018  Sponsor: Otto per Mille 2018, Waldesian Church, Union of Methodist and Waldesian Churches   SUMMARY OF THE INTERVENTION The initiative takes place in Mozambique, in the Pebane ( Province of Zambezia), one


    Fortalecimento para Organizações rurais REsilientes e Sistemas Territoriais Ecologicamente sustentáveis / Strengthening of the resilience of environmentally sustainable Rural Organizations and Territorial Systems

  • Stand Up Forests

    Stand Up Forests is a project of ICEI, Lifegate and Avive to safeguard 560 hectares of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil. The Brazilian government has assigned the area to 27 families of the San Pedro community, who participate in the project by raising awareness amongst citizens through activities geared towards

  • SRI BIZ in Italy

    Sensibilizzazione e promozione in Italia del progetto SRI-BIZ, abbinando il tema della sicurezza alimentare a quello dell'integrazione e coesione sociale.

  • ECO-ILHAS – Mozambique

    Environmental protection and biodiversity conservation in a marine-coastal protected area.