Working towards these commitments
Secure Tenure Rights
Equal land rights for women
Secure territorial rights for Indigenous Peoples
CERDET is an institution which is specialized in providing support to the organizations, vulnerable groups and indigenous communities of the American Gran Chaco and to the vulnerable groups of the Department of Tarija, in order to facilitate and strengthen their internal democracy, as well as their economic and political self-determination at both the local and regional levels. CERDET works with indigenous organizations and vulnerable groups in order to diminish their level of poverty and to improve their living conditions.
The organisation’s objectives include the democratic strengthening of community-based indigenous organisations and vulnerable groups, so that they are central to the formulation and execution of development policy at the regional level. CERDET´s objectives have a focus on quality in terms of gender and culture.
Vulnerable groups (peasants), communities from the region of Itika Guasu in the province of O’Connor, and communities in the region of Weenhayek en Villamontes. CERDET supports these organisations in the formation of inter-ethnic alliances.