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Local productive circuit

Local productive circuit

Local productive circuit


Organization: Centro Experimental de la Vivienda Económica (CEVE) y Asociación de Vivienda Económica (AVE)

Category: Vivienda como eje de inclusión y desarrollo económico


Río Cuarto is the second city of the province of Córdoba, with 157,010 inhabitants, a housing shortage of over 8,000 homes and a 9.1% unemployment rate. Two central issues require addressing: providing a safe habitat and generating job opportunities for the most vulnerable sectors (INDEC, 2015-2016).

Project objective:
To implement innovative technologies in a housing self-construction program, training cooperatives, families and municipal officers in structure production and assembly.

Scope: Municipal, Río Cuarto, Córdoba Province


Achieved Results

  • Construction of 53 homes from 2014 to 2016;
  • Training of 13 workers and their families, as well as municipal officers and workers from 2 cooperatives;
  • Productive circuit in operation, with an equipped production plant and generating jobs for ventures;
  • Data from the Permanent Household Survey (EPH) of INDEC (National Institute of Statistics and Censuses of the Republic of Argentina) for years 2015 and 2016.

Expected Results

  • To strengthen the production offer of local entrepreneurship projects for achieving sustainability and insertion in the construction market;
  • Transfer of the technical model and knowledge to neighboring municipalities, regional Community of Colón, 20 local governments, and among others;

Person/contact: Monica Minoldo/