Sustainable Management of the Chiquila River Micro-Basins

This project seeks to reverse environmental degradation and inadequate food and water by promoting sustainable, organic farming practices; increasing conservation and protection of fresh water sources; and improving the public advocacy skills of 723 families in 10 communities in the municipality of Nueva Frontera in eastern Honduras.

Activities

Main project activities are: development and implementation of food security and nutrition plans, provision of ongoing technical assistance for food production, processing and marketing; workshops for farming techniques and innovative technology; dissemination of low-cost water-catchment systems, community meetings for planning, joint reflection and participatory evaluation; indigenous-to-indigenous exchanges among communities; and joint marketing activities.

Cross-cutting issues

Food Security, Nutrition, Capacity Building

Locations

  • Honduras
  • Santa Barbara, Honduras

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